1879-S VAM-111 Doubled 8-9, Engraved Leaves & Lines
Discovery 2019 by vamsterdam.
III2 36 • C3a (Doubled 8-9, Engraved Leaves & Lines) (184) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 36 - Doubled 8-9 with slightly doubled 8 at left outside of lower loop, 9 at left outside of both loops.
Die marker - Die polishing lines right side of junction of two lower cotton leaves.
Reverse C3a - Engraving on bottom leaf at ON with acid treatment on leaf above, plus acid treatment on bottom leaves at star and N of UNITED. Engraving lines on leaf at O and two leaves at I of UNITED.
Die marker - Horizontal die scratch top middle lower tail feathers. Slightly doubled outside leaves of right wreath.
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