1881-S VAM-1 Normal Die
1 III2 1 - C3a (Normal Die) (189) I-1 R-1
Obverse III2 1 - Normal die of III2 type. Some specimens show die chips between loops on both sides of first eight.
Reverse C3a - Normal die of C3 type with a medium IV S mint mark centered and upright.
1. Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.
2. While in the 'normal' position, some coins show die chips between the top and bottom loops of the first 8.