1879-P VAM-33 Doubled 8-9, Pitted Left Wreath
Discovered by Martin Field, March 1983.
33 III2 31 ∙ C3a (Doubled 8-9, Pitted Left Wreath) (179) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 31 – Doubled 8-9 in date. 8 doubled on left inside of upper loop. 9 doubled on left outside of both loops.
Reverse C3a – Normal die with pitted reverse die from rust in lower left wreath and above D of DOLLAR.
1. VAM-37 also has a pitted reverse. The doubling on the left inside of the upper loop and on the left outside of both loops of the 9 appear very clear on this ANACS AU55 coin.