1898-S VAM-1 Closed 9
Discovered by George Mallis, June 1965.
1 III2 1 - C3a (Closed 9 ) I-1 R-2
Obverse III2 1 - Normal die of III2 type with closed 9. The bottom loop of the 9 touches the upper loop.
Reverse C3a - Normal die of C3 type with a medium IV S mint mark, centered and upright.
1. Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.