1880-S VAM-31 Doubled Date
Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, March 1974.
31 III2 21 ∙ C3c (Doubled Date) (187) I-2 R-4
Obverse III2 21 – Entire date doubled faintly at very bottom right. First 8 doubled strongly on surface of lower loop. Second 8 doubled at lower left outside of upper loop. 0 doubled on left and right outside at top and bottom.
Reverse C3c – Normal die of C3 type with very large centered mint mark tilted left.
1. This obverse shared with VAM-31, VAM-32, VAM-42, and VAM-77.
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,
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.