1879-P VAM-102 Doubled 879, Profile & Cap Top
Discovered by John Grimmer (UncleGildy), Nov 2018.
III2 91 - C3a (Doubled 879, Profile & Cap Top ) (???) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 91 - Slightly doubled 879 with 8 at right outside of both loops, 7 lower right of vertical shaft and 9 left outside of both loops. Slightly doubled Liberty head profile from forehead down to chin. Slightly doubled Phrygian cap top edge. Short die crack in hair right of ear with small die chips at both ends.
Die Marker- Polishing lines in ERT of LIBERTY.
Reverse C3a - Some heavy die polishing lines in lower part of eagle's left wing and a few isolated lines elsewhere.
- Clashed version listed as VAM-102A
LVA Plate Photos:
Photos below show the die crack behind Liberty's ear with die chips at each end.
Photos below show the polishing scratches which may serve as helpful die markers.
Photos of peripheral die cracks shown on the VAM-102A page assuming they are associated with later die stage.