1881-O VAM-3

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1881-O VAM-3 Doubled 18-1, O Set Left

Discovered by George Mallis, June 1965.
3(revised) III2 2 · C3l (Doubled 18-1, O Set Left) (176) I-2 R-4
Obverse III2 2– Doubled 18-1 in date. First 1 has doubled vertical bar on right side. Upper and lower loops of first 8 doubled on left inside and on surface on right outside. Right 1 has broken doubling diagonally across bottom left side of vertical shaft to center of base, possibly due to defective digit punch.
Reverse C3l - O mint mark set left


  1. VAM 3 and VAM 32 are evil mimics of each other. Both have strong doubling on 18 and O set left, but VAM 3 has stronger doubling and an upright mint mark.


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From HawkeEye, Full Coin VAM-3 photo © Variety Slabbing Service, used with permission.