1879-S VAM-21 Doubled Date, S/S High, Engraved Wreath Leaves
Discovered by Bill Deterline, December 1977.
21 (revised) III2 10 ∙ C3h (Doubled Date, S/S High, Engraved Wreath Leaves) (184) I- R-3
Obverse III2 10 – Entire date is doubled. 1 is doubled at bottom of lower crossbar in middle. 8 doubled slightly at left inside and right outside of lower loop. 7 doubled strongly at very top and slightly on right side of vertical shaft. 9 doubled slightly on left outside of both loops.
Die marker - Polishing lines inside ear.
Reverse C3h – IV S mint mark doubled with curved diagonal line in middle of upper loop opening and a diagonal line at top of lower loop opening.
Engraving on two leaves above N and left end leaf above O of ONE, edge of leaf above left star and leaf opposite U of UNITED.
1. LFCP's added.