1884-O VAM-5 Far Date
Discovered by Edwin Miller, January 1970. Revised 2010.
5 (revised) III2 4-C3a (Far Date) (181) I-1 R-2
Obverse III2 4 - Date set further right than normal.
Die1 - Die marker - Short die gouge in space below left end of cap ribbon and short die gouge at right side of lower point of lower cotton leaf.
Reverse C3a - II O oval mint mark is filled on some specimens.
Die1 - Die marker - Filled II O mint mark with vertical die scratch at left side of eagle's right leg.
1. Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.
2. Check the arrow shafts and feathers for doubling. This is a feature of VAM 39, which has a similarly placed date and filled O.
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