1898-O VAM-13 Very Near Date, O Set High, Tripled 8
Discovered by Guy Messing, July 1976.
13 III2 8 · C3b (Very Near Date, O Set High, Tripled 8) (181) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 8– Date set much further left than normal. Second 8 tripled slightly at top right inside of lower loop.
Reverse C3b– Medium O mint mark set high and upright.
LVA Plate Photos:
(For the sake of classification, The following photograph shows the mint mark as set high. For the sake of die identification, the crack across the left wreath stem onto the field above the mint mark identifies the die as belonging to 1898-O VAM-23. The reverse dies do not appeared to be shared. Further study is indicated.)