1880-P VAM-19B Tripled 8, Doubled 1-80, Pitted E-D, Spiked Hair Front
Discovered July, 2008, Revised December 2011
19B III2 19 ∙ C3a (Tripled 8, Doubled 1-80, Pitted E-D, Spiked Hair Front) (?) I-3 R-7
Obverse III2 19 – 1 doubled slightly below crossbar. First 8 is tripled at bottom right outside of both loops. Second 8 and 0 are doubled slightly at top left and right outside. 0 tripled slightly on left inside. Pitted E-D with die gouge from front of hair.
Diagonal die gouge from front of hair and diagonal die gouge above 2nd U of UNUM. Small area of raised dots in field back of Phrygian cap from rusted die.
Reverse C3a – Raised dots from rusted die pits between E and D of ONE DOLLAR and a few raised dots at right inside in O of DOLLAR.
1. Great article by Leroy Van Allen 1880 P V19B LVA Article the article is actually a draft of an "About VAMs' column by John Roberts
2. This stage is on the 2015 John Roberts' Annual List
3. Later die state of VAM-19 and VAM-19A.
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