1882-S VAM-5

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1882-S VAM-5 Doubled 882, Die Gouge TF

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, May 1967. Revised by Wali Motorwalla (scmemon) May 2014.
5 (revised) III2 5 - C3a (Doubled 882, Die Gouge TF) (186) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 5 - Doubled 882 with left 8 on right outside of both loops and slightly at lower of upper loop, right 8 doubled at top and top right of lower loop, and 2 at top right. 1 very slightly doubled below upper crossbar.
Die marker - Single diagonal short polishing line above upper hair curl on forehead.
Reverse C3a - Mint mark centered and upright. Die gouge at bottom of second tail feather from right.

1. This obverse shared with VAM-5 VAM-17, and VAM-17A.
2. The die gouges at tail feathers (also found on VAM 16) do not last long before disappearing.

LVA Plate Photos:

1882 S VAM 5 Die marker- Line Upper Hair Curl.jpg 1882 S VAM 5 Gouge Second TF.jpg
1882 S VAM 5 Dbld 882.jpg

Additional Photos:

1882-S VAM 5 Photo 1.jpg

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