1883-O VAM-31A

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1883-O VAM-31A Doubled 3, Bar in Hair and O Mint Mark

Discovered by Leonard Hinckley, February 1974. Re-Classified 31A 2016 Former VAM-10
31A III 2 15 - C3a (Doubled 3, Bar in Hair and O Mint Mark) (181) I-3 R-6(R-3???)
Obverse III2 15- For LDS, slight doubling bottom of 18 disappears as does scribbles on face,jaw and neck from die wear/polishing. Horizontal polishing line in hair behind jaw-neck junction enlarges to bars. Scratch in B and lines in ear remain.
(Second 8 set higher than first 8 and 3. Faint doubling at bottom of 1 and at bottom inside of 3's lower loop.)
Reverse C3a - Only partially curved die scratch in wing-neck gap.Only thick diagonal bar remains at bottom inside of O mint mark from die wear/polishing.

Comments:
1. VAM-10 was eliminated and is the LDS VAM-31A

Threads:
1. A Tale of Two VAMs
2. Die States and other Attributions
3. Die State and D-Void

LVA Plate Photos:

RES LVA Plate 31A 1.jpg RES LVA Plate 31A 2.jpg RES LVA Plate 31A 3.jpg

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Full Coin Photos

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