1881-S VAM-18 S/S Down
Discovered by Guy Messing, January 1975.
18 III2 4 - C3i (S/S Down) (?) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 4- Die chip between the loops on the right of the first 8 with a short die chip at top left inside of upper loop, surface doubling on bottom outside of lower loop and tripled on top left inside of lower loop. First 1 doubled slightly below upper crossbar. Second 1 doubled slightly on left side of shaft.
Reverse C3i- Mint mark repunched with original showing as a thin diagonal line curved at top in middle of upper loop and faint diagonal line at top inside of lower loop.