Discovered by Guy Messing, July 1976. Revised 2013
6 III2 6 - C3a (Near Date, Doubled Wreaths, Thread-Like Impression Ear) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 6 - Date set further left than normal at right edge. Curved thread-like die impression at ear bottom.
Reverse C3b - Slightly doubled middle leaves in right and middle leaf in second and third leaf cluster from top of left wreath towards rim. Designer's initial M and top inside of wreath bow slightly doubled. Die marker - Vertical short die scratch at top wing-body gap of eagle's left wing (Formerly VAM-9)
1. Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.
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