1881-O VAM-72 Doubled 18, Polished Forehead
72 III2 42 - C3a (Doubled 18, Polished Forehead) (?) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 42 - Slightly doubled 18 with 1 on lower surface of upper crossbar and left 8 slightly at top left inside of upper loop and bottom outside of lower loop. Left 8 has short die chip at top inside of upper loop. Left and right sides of Phrygian cap top slightly doubled. Very slightly doubled liberty head profile from front of LIBERTY band, hair front, nose and lips. Mostly horizontal die polishing lines on forehead. Same obverse as VAM 64.
Reverse C3a - Same reverse die as VAM-20 with die marker of polishing lines in wing neck gap.
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HawkeEye Large Full Coin Photo by VSS, VAM-72 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ATTRIBUTED BY Leroy Van Allen