1890-S VAM-26 Doubled Ear, S/S Left Curved
Discovered by Calvin Cherry, September 2000. Revised 2016
26 (revised) III2 10 · C3r (Doubled Ear, S/S Left Curved) (190) I-3 R-4
Obverse III2 10– Slightly doubled top left and right inside of ear, plus chin and edges of hair above forehead.
Date at right edge of normal lateral position. Die marker - Vertical polishing line to right of right wheat leaf.
Reverse C3r– IV S mint mark re-punched with original showing as broken arc in top middle of upper loop and a complete arc in middle of lower loop.
Die marker - Couple of small raised dots in eagle's wing-neck gap, die chip on upper tail feathers at left and die chip on fourth inner feather from bottom of eagle's right wing.
1- This reverse shared with VAM-26, VAM-26A, and VAM-29.
2- VAMs 26A and 29 are late die state and have a die break across the eagles left wing.