Primary Characteristics

1- Normal Die

Obverse Hub III2 Die 1

Reverse Hub C3 Die a


Obverse - The placement of the date is in the normal position with regard to distance between the first 1 and the bust point.


Reverse - Normal die with a tall oval medium II O mint mark that is centered and upright.


Other Characteristics

It may seem strange to identify a coin with no characteristics as a VAM, but it is logical since you need a way to classify normal state coins.  So VAM 1 is always the coin as intended to be struck.

PCGS Graded Coins