1879-S VAM-11 S/S Left
Discovered by Richard Deters, September 1973. Revised 2010. Revised 2015
11 (revised) III2 1 ∙ C3c (Bold Polishing Lines Hair, S/S Left) (182) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 1 – Strong die polishing lines throughout liberty head hair and in LIBERTY letters.
Die marker- Tiny hooked die impression back of cheek.
Reverse C3c – IV S mint mark doubled with a short vertical line within the upper loop on right inside and curved line on right inside of lower loop.
Die marker- Diagonal polishing line inside wreath bow.
1- This reverse die was used on VAM-11 and VAM-12.