1880-O VAM-57 Doubled 1-8, Die Gouge Bottom Eagle’s Right Wing, Small O
Discovered by C. Logan McKechnie April 2005.
57 III228 · C3a (Doubled 1-8, Die Gouge Bottom Eagle’s Right Wing, Small O) (176) I-2 R-5
Reverse C3a– Short horizontal die gouge at bottom inside of eagle's right wing and short spike from left side of eagle’s right leg.
LVA Plate Photos:
Photo 1 - MDS and LDS Specimens have this Date Crackage
Photo 2 The Pick Up Point for this coin is the die flake in Liberty's ear. This die chip identifies the same obverse as was used for the VAM 39.
Photo 3 - Mint Mark placement of V57 is different than that of a V39.
Photo 4 - Lines in UTF
No doubling on lower left crossbar of "1".