1879-P VAM-102A Doubled 879, Profile & Cap Top, Clashed Obverse n
Discovered by John Grimmer (UncleGildy), Nov 2018.
III2 91 - C3a (Doubled 879, Profile & Cap Top, Clashed Obverse n) (???) I-2 R-6
Obverse III2 91 - Clashed die with faint partial incuse n of In from reverse showing at Liberty head neck edge.
Reverse C3a -
LVA Plate Photos:
Photos below show the neck clash above the wing extends beyond motto, indicating a letter transfer on the obverse is likely.
Reverse clashing is shown below - from Liberty's profile (chin to lips) and the cap-vee.
Obverse clashing from wreath shown below - Liberty's profile and in the cap-vee.
Peripheral cracks may be on later die stage (clashed) only.
See VAM-102 for additional photos / die markers (die crack and chips, and polishing scratches in cotton, hair and wings).
Full Coin Photos
Full Coin VAM 102A Images © John Baumgart, used with permission. Attributed by Leroy Van Allen