1880-S VAM-17 Doubled 8
Discovered by Richard Deters, October 1972.
17 III2 12 ∙ C3c (Doubled 8) (180) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 12 – Die chip on right between the loops of the first 8 of the date. Second 8 doubled on left bottom outside of upper loop.
Reverse C3c – Normal die of C3 type with very large centered mint mark tilted left.
1. This obverse shared with VAM-16, VAM-16A, VAM-17, VAM-38, and VAM-62.
2. This reverse shared with VAM-3, VAM-6, VAM-17, VAM-22, VAM-29, VAM-31, VAM-53, VAM-57, VAM-58, VAM-65, VAM-73, VAM-80, VAM-81, VAM-83,VAM-86, VAM-96.
3. Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, the shared reverses above are all C3c, very large S centered mint mark tilted left. All may not be the exact same die, but all fit the reverse die classification.