1879-S VAM-1A Polished 8
Discovered by Richard Deters, October 1972.
1A III2 1 ∙ C3a (Polished 8) I-1 R-3
Obverse III2 1 – Normal die. 8 in date has polishing lines within loops. There are also polishing lines in lower hair.
Reverse C3a – Normal die.
This VAM has a fantastic looking die work inside the "8" and early die states have very heavy straight line polishing marks over the reverse fields.