1880-S VAM-57 Doubled Date, S Tilted Left
Discovered by H.L. Thamm, June 1981.
57 III2 24 ∙ C3c (Doubled Date, S Tilted Left) (186) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 24 – Entire date slightly doubled.1 is doubled faintly at bottom of top crossbar. First 8 is doubled at top inside of upper loop. Second 8 is doubled at bottom left outside of upper loop. 0 is doubled at top left and right outside and faintly at top right inside.
Reverse C3c – Normal die of C3 type with very large centered mint mark tilted left.
1. This obverse shared with VAM-35, VAM-57, and VAM-66.
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.