1881-S VAM-80 Short Dash Under 8, Die Flakes 8
Discovery June 2014,Brent Fogelberg
III2 46- C3a (Short Dash Under 8, Die Flakes 8) (185) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 46 - Short fine thin dash below right 8. Die flakes in right inside of right 8 lower loop with spikes at 11 o'clock in upper loop of both 8's. Very slight doubled Phrygian cap top. Formerly a die variety of VAM1A series of spike 8's and pictured in VAM book.
Die Marker - Die gouge below designers initial M and die flakes in right 8 loops.
Reverse C3a - Filled IV S mint mark loops.