1882-P VAM-22 Doubled 8-2, Die Flakes 8's
Discovered by Larry Briggs, April 2000., Revised April 2008, Revised 2014
22(revised) III2 21 · C3a (Doubled 8-2, Die Flakes 8's) (179) I-2 R-5 (R-4???)
Obverse III2 21 – Die 1 - Left 8 doubled as short arc at top inside of lower loop and 2 slightly doubled on right side of upper ball. Some specimens show die flakes and polishing lines in 2 loops. Slightly doubled top of Phrygian cap.
Die marker - X polishing lines at bottom of Y in LIBERTY.
Die 2 - Short arc at top inside of left 8 lower loop. 2 slightly doubled on right side of upper ball. Some raised metal die flakes at bottom inside of lower loops of both 8's.
Reverse C3a – Die 2 - Two short horizontal polishing lines at right tail feather and diagonal polishing line at left outside of eagle's right leg.
LVA Plate Photos for Die Pair #1:
LVA Plate Photos for Die Pair #2 indian4 Ron Morton:
Additional Photos for Die Pair #1:
These date images were taken from a 1882-P VAM-22A (Die Pair #1). Note how the doubling and MID is a match to the original plate photo.
Here are 2 more "X" scratches (obv & rev) to help ID the V22 Die 1 marriage
Polishing lines Eagles right leg_ First "barb" that started the posting
Full Coin Photos
PCGS MS63PL (1)