1881-O VAM-1G

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1881-O VAM-1G Die Gouges Inner Wing #1

Discovered by John Coxe, February 2007.
1G III2 1 ∙ C3a (Die Gouges Inner Wing #1) (?) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 1 - Normal die
Reverse C3a - Normal die with heavy vertical die gouge lines in eagle's right wing inner feathers. II O mint mark set slightly to left.

1. Comes with a minor pitted reverse on Eagle and Laurel Wreath
2. Also comes clashed with no transfer


LVA Plate Photos:

Additional Photos:

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The die was clashed then polished to DMPL surfaces.
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What defines this variety is the band of strong polish lines inside the inner right wing on the reverse.

Full Coin Photos

From Hawkeye, Large Full Coin photo VAM-1G courtesy Variety Slabbing Service