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Help with an 1887 Indian head cent variety penny

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Here is an 1887 Indian head penny that has a raised "dot" to the left of the Indians nose. In fact there are supposed to be a pair
of little dots in the picture. I am aware of the so-called 1875 dot cent where a raised dot was place on the "n" in cents to catch a thief at the mint. Anyone ever heard of the dot or dots on this 1887 cent and if so of what significance is it, if any?

Collector of Buffalo Nickels and other 20th century United States Coinage
a.k.a "The BUFFINATOR"

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