1880-CC VAM-5

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1880-CC VAM-5 8/7 High Overdate

Discovered by Walter Breen, October 1964. Revised 2006.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.
5(revised) III2 4 · C3c (8/7 High, Doubled 88) (177) I-5 R-4
Obverse III2 4 – 8 re-punched over 7 in date with original 7 punched high. Prominent ears show above 8, crossbar in upper loop, stem on right side of lower loop, dash below bottom of 8 and lower serif of 7 on surface of left side of upper loop as a checkmark. First 8 doubled at top inside of lower loop. Second 8 tripled at lower left outside of upper loop. Tops of U-U-UNUM doubled towards rim. Short die gouge from right side of first U in UNUM.
Reverse C3c – Normal die of C3 type with slanted arrow feathers and small II CC mint mark with slight tilt to right. Vertical die gouge between arrow feathers and olive branch.
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8/7 high overdate with slanted arrow reverse of 79
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