1898-S VAM-8 Near Date, S Tilted Right
Discovered by Jay Galst, February 1980.
8 III2 5 - C3d (Near Date, S Tilted Right) (188) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 5 - Date set further left than normal.
Reverse C3d - Mint mark tilted slightly to the right.
1. This coin was struck after the 1898-S VAM8A - from the same dies that were well reworked. On the VAM 8 it is really hard to tell the die "had" a repunched second 8.
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Late Die Stage showing cracks in date, cracks in wheat stalks, top of cap and along right motto letters.