1883-O VAM-57 Doubled Ear & 1, Beveled Tail Feather
Discovered February 2008 JV; Revised Feb 2011
57 (revised) III2 30 - C3a (Doubled Ear & 1, Beveled Tail Feather) (181) I-2 R-5(R-4???)
Obverse III2 30 - 1 slightly doubled below upper crossbar similar to VAM-44. Ear doubled at right inside and slightly at bottom of ear lobe.
Die marker- Horizontal die scratch on neck. Late die states have radial die crack from rim on right side of right 8.
Reverse C3a - Slightly beveled bottom of right tail feathers and part of olive branch from over polished die.
1. Late die states have radial die crack from rim on right side of right 8.
2. Die marker- Horizontal die scratch near Bust Point.
3. It appears as though this VAM is a later die state of the VAM-11.
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