1883-P VAM-4 Doubled 1-83, 8 in Denticles
Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965.
4(revised) III2 4 · C3a (Doubled 1-83, 8 in Denticles) (180) I-4 R-4
Obverse III2 4 – Strongly doubled 1-83 in date. 1 doubled below top crossbar and at top right. 83 strongly doubled at top left and right outside. Second 8 also doubled at top right outside of lower loop and 3 doubled at top of lower serif and bottom left inside of lower loop. Top of 8 shows in denticle space between 8's as raised curved bar and in adjacent left denticle space as diagonal curved line on right side.
Reverse C3a – Normal die
1. The dramatically shifted doubled date. Most examples do not show this much detail in the doubled 3.
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