1880-P VAM-5 Doubled Date
Discovered by George Mallis, June 1965.
5 III2 4 ∙ C3a (Doubled Date) (180) I-2 R-3
'Obverse III2 4 – Entire date is doubled. 1 doubled on right side of vertical shaft and below bottom of crossbar. First 8 doubled slightly on left inside of loops and bottom right outside of lower loop. Second 8 is doubled on lower left side of upper loop. 0 doubled on top left and right and on left inside. Some specimens show a large vertical die crack through 0 extending from hair down to the rim.
Reverse C3a – Normal die with two fine diagonal die scratches in lower part of eagle’s right wing.Reverse shared with VAM-5A , VAM-6, and VAM-10.
1. Although classified as C3a, the reverse has die gouges in the right wing.
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