1881-S VAM-1A Spike in 8's
Discovered by Bill Fivaz, February 1973. Revised 2010.
1A(revised) III21 · C3a (Spike in 8's) (186, 189) I-2 R-4
Obverse III21– First 8 has short die chip inside upper loop at 11 o’clock. Second 8 has die flakes in lower loop. Some specimens also show short die chip inside upper loop at 11 o’clock on second 8 and die flakes at top inside of lower loop of first 8.