1897-O VAM-6 Near Date, High O Tilted Right, Doubled Left Wreath
Discovered by Edwin Miller, January 1970.
6(revised) III23 · C3e (Near Date, High O Tilted Right, Doubled Left Wreath) (181) I-2 R-3
Obverse III23– Date set further left than normal.
Reverse C3e– III O mint mark set high with tilt to right. Slightly doubled middle leaf in left wreath clusters, upper inside of wreath bow and middle leaf in right wreath cluster above AR.
1. VAM-6 has the 2nd nearest of the near dates for 1897-O, VAM-7 being the nearest to the neck. The vertical shaft of the 1 aligned directly over the third denticle to the right of the bust point. On the highest grade pieces, a possible 97/97 over-date may be present.
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