1881-O VAM-2

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1881-O VAM-2 O/O Low

Discovered by Ron Downing, March 1966.Revised 2013
2(revised) III2 1 - C3b (O/O Low) (176) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 1 - Normal die
Reverse C3b - II O mint mark tilted to left and repunched with curved line showing at bottom inside. Some middle leaves in wreath doubled.
Eagle's right wing over polished in middle.

Comments:
1. This is actually a different obverse die from VAM 2A. No spike in the first 8, different die cracks, and a clash without letter transfer. It's not a polished VAM 2A obverse. A small sample shows that VAM 2 is not as common as VAM 2A.

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81ov2-2691-rev-vam2.jpg

Full Coin Photos

From Hawkeye, Large Full Coin photo VAM-2 courtesy Variety Slabbing Service

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