1887-S VAM-3 Slanted Date, Doubled 7
Discovered by Leonard Hinckley, February 1974. Revised 2014
3 (revised) III2 2 - C3a (Slanted Date, Doubled 7) (187) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 2 - Doubled 7 at bottom of crossbar. Both 8's have die chips between loops; on the left. Date set a little high with 7 further from the rim than the 1.
Reverse C3a -
Die marker - Die scratch at top of eagle's right wing.
1. The first thing you will notice is a high date, which is more dramatic than the slant of the date.
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Full Coin VAM 3 Images © Heritage Auctions, used with permission. Attributed by Randall Whittier