1881-O VAM-1A Spike in 8
Discovered by Leonard Hinckley, February 1974.
1A III2 1 - C3a (Spike in 8) (176) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 1- First 8 has a short die chip at top left inside of upper loop.
Reverse C3a - Normal die
1. Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.
2. One reverse die that has been classified as VAM 1A is shared with VAM 56
LVA Plate Photos:
Full Coin Photos
From Hawkeye, Large Full Coin photo VAM-1A courtesy Variety Slabbing Service
NGC MS64DMPL, (6) ANACS MS64, (3) ANACS MS63PL