VAM 17

VAMs

Primary Characteristics

17 - Dash Under 8

Identified in 1979 by Martin Field

 

Interest Level 2 - Some Interest

Rarity 3 - Scarce

Reeds 176

 

Obverse Hub III2 Die 9

There is a thin dash below the second 8.  The first 8 has a die chip in top left of the upper loop at 10 o'clock.  The "dash" line is believed to be a reference line used to guide the date punch.  It should have been polished out but was missed in this area.

 

Reverse Hub C3 Die a

Normal die

 

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