1881-P VAM-2 Dash Under 8
Discovered by George Mallis, June 1965.
2 III2 2 - C3a (Dash Under 8) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 2 - A dash appears below the second 8 in the date.
Reverse C3a - Normal dies
1. According to Jeff Oxman, the dash below 8 are left-over alignment marks used to set the date position and not fully polished off the die.
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