1882-S VAM-3

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1882-S VAM-3 Doubled 82, S Tilted Left, Acid Treated Wreath

Discovered by Charles Wallace, April 1959. Revised 2011, Brent Fogelberg
3(revised) III2 17 - C3b (Doubled 82, S Tilted Left, Acid Treated Wreath) (187) I-2 R-4
Obverse III2 17– 82 in date slightly doubled at top.Die chip on right side of left 8 and on left side of right 8 between loops. Open 2 variety.
Reverse C3b - IV S mint mark is filled and tilted left. Every leaf cluster in left and right wreaths has 1-3 leaves treated with acid with flat surfaces and ragged sharp edges to enhance over polished leaves. Left stem in wreath bow also acid treated. Die over polished with shallow peripheral lettering.

1. This reverse type (NOT the exact die) shared with VAM-3, VAM-11, VAM-18, VAM-23, and VAM-25.


LVA Plate Photos:

Lines in eye are NOT on all specimens. The doubling on the cap is also present on the VAM 3.

Additional Photos:

The following photos courtesy of fogie. Click on pic for enlarged view.

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Scan by Mhomei
Disregard the strike thru on her cheek