1880-CC VAM-7 8/7 Dash
Discovered by Ted Clark, October 1970. Reverse discovered by Howard Newcomb, February 1913.
This coin is a Hit List 40 Morgan VAM.
7 III2 6 ∙ B2a (8/7 Dash) I-3 R-4
Obverse III2 6 – 8 repunched over 7. A short ear shows at the left at top of the second 8. Bottom of stem shows as low dash below 8. Bottom loop of 8 shows two diagonal polishing lines and die chips on the right side and top. The 0 shows no part of the 9 but has a slight bulge on outside at 10 o'clock. First 8 is doubled at top inside of lower loop and has die chips inside upper loop.
Reverse B2a – Normal die of B2 type with centered small II CC mint mark and parallel arrow feathers.
1. This Obverse die was used on VAM-7 and VAM-7A; then polished down and re-used on VAM-8 and VAM-9.
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