1881-S VAM-1D Spike in 8's, Die Gouge O
1D III21 · C3a (Spike in 8's, Die Gouge O) (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.
Reverse C3a– Some specimens show broad horizontal die gouge thru O in DOLLAR.
1. April 2010 -- The die gouge by the O in DOLLAR was removed from VAM 1A and made the diagnostic of VAM 1D.
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