1886-P VAM-26 (Double Ear)
Discovery 2014 - pacificwr
26 III2 25 - C3a (Double Ear ) (189) I-2 R-5
Ear slightly doubled at right inside and bottom of earlobe. Date set at right edge of normal lateral position.
Die marker - Short single vertical polishing line below middle of cap ribbon.
1. Unlisted dbld ear & earlobe different than VAM-14, VAM-18, VAM-23, VAM-24. Hard to find good die marker on this coin.
2. please verify that you dont have the VAM-16
3. The doubling of the ear is mostly die wear. Early die stages may not show this doubling, but will show the scratches in the ear as well as the tick on the cap ribbon.
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