1879-S VAM-97 Doubled 8-9
Discovery 2016 By "CascadeChris" Simpson
97 III2 48 - C3a (Doubled 8-9) (?) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 48 - Slightly doubled 8-9 with 8 at top right inside of lower loop and 9 at left outside of both loops.
Die marker - Polishing line below nostril.
Reverse C3a -
Die marker - Vertical die scratch thru wreath stem to right of wreath bow. (Same die as VAM-91.)
1. "Pierced Lip" Variety
2. Same exact reverse as VAM-1D and VAM-91
1. Good PUP & LFCP Photos of Discovery Coin... http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/79172454
LVA Plate Photos:
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Photos of VAM-97 Discovery Coin are courtesy of Cascade and ATTRIBUTED BY LVA