1897-S VAM-1B Counterclash Lips, Die Gouges Wreath Bow
Discovered January 2011.
1B III21 · C3a (Counterclash Lips, Die Gouges Wreath Bow) (190) I-2 R-6
Obverse III21– Die clash marks polished off except for counterclash at Liberty head lips.
Reverse C3a– Same diagonal die gouges in center and lower right outside of wreath bow as VAM-4, but polished down somewhat. Die Clash marks polished off except for top right of left wreath.
1. "Different counterclash with hardly any regular die clash marks!"