1880-P VAM-39 Doubled 1-80, Die Break Wreath Bow
Discovered September 2000 by Herb Zepke
39 III239 · C3a (Doubled 1-80) (179) I-3 R-6
Obverse III239 – Doubled 1–80 in date. 1 slightly doubled at top right of lower crossbar. Second 8 slightly doubled at lower left outside of upper loop. 0 doubled on surface at top left and lower right inside. Hair above ear slightly doubled. 0 in date set slightly low with slight tilt to left.
Reverse C3a - (same die as VAM 1A stages)
1. Van Allen suggests the large raised line thru the wreath and bow may have been caused by the die being hubbed thru debris.
2. This obverse shared with VAM-39, VAM-39A, and VAM-64.