1879 S VAM 29 + (the plus revealed)

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1879 S VAM 29 + (the plus revealed)

Post by bjsilverfox » Tue Sep 26, 2023 10:09 pm

Here is a pretty nice example of an 1879 S VAM 29 I recently found.
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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 +

Post by bjsilverfox » Tue Sep 26, 2023 10:15 pm

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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 +

Post by fogie » Tue Sep 26, 2023 10:30 pm

Nice coin! You can send her my way anytime!
Have a great day!

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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 +

Post by iwillbenice » Tue Sep 26, 2023 10:53 pm

What grade?I have a ANACS AU 58.Nice pick.

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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 +

Post by bjsilverfox » Tue Sep 26, 2023 11:34 pm

iwillbenice wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2023 10:53 pm
by iwillbenice » Tue Sep 26, 2023 3:53 pm

What grade?I have a ANACS AU 58.Nice pick.
I'm guessing it would grade AU 55 maybe 58.

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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 + (the + reveal)

Post by bjsilverfox » Wed Sep 27, 2023 1:58 pm

Would you consider this massive struck thru completely obliterating the "O" of DOLLAR a positive or negative for this tough to find coin?
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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 + (the plus revealed)

Post by messydesk » Wed Sep 27, 2023 6:32 pm

Tough call on whether it's a positive or negative thing. I find the VAM more exciting than the strike-thru, so would buy it for that and the strike-thru would be a bonus, but not one I'd pay for, sort of like getting an extra cherry in my brandy old fashioned. Were this on a generic 79-S, it would be the strike-thru scoring coolness points.
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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 + (the plus revealed)

Post by bjsilverfox » Thu Sep 28, 2023 2:13 am

messydesk wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2023 6:32 pm
Tough call on whether it's a positive or negative thing. I find the VAM more exciting than the strike-thru, so would buy it for that and the strike-thru would be a bonus, but not one I'd pay for, sort of like getting an extra cherry in my brandy old fashioned. Were this on a generic 79-S, it would be the strike-thru scoring coolness points.
Thanks JB, that's how I felt just icing on the cake.

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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 + (the plus revealed)

Post by UNCLE BINGO » Thu Sep 28, 2023 2:21 am

I think the most important question would be , do you think it is a positive ? despite all the lists , and the values and the rarity , do you think it's cool ?????.... that tidbit that @LateDateMorganGuy shared on here a while back that read something like "collect what you like and like what you collect " hit home with me more so than any list by anyone ever written . I like your coin for both its harder to find statues and the strike through . 1 of 1 stuff means something even if only to the guy who snagged it IMO . but I am a nobody so take my comments with a grain of salt . and possibly a shot of tequila if you are so inclined :lol:
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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 + (the plus revealed)

Post by bjsilverfox » Thu Sep 28, 2023 11:29 pm

UNCLE BINGO wrote:
Thu Sep 28, 2023 2:21 am
I think the most important question would be , do you think it is a positive ? despite all the lists , and the values and the rarity , do you think it's cool ?????.... that tidbit that @LateDateMorganGuy shared on here a while back that read something like "collect what you like and like what you collect " hit home with me more so than any list by anyone ever written . I like your coin for both its harder to find statues and the strike through . 1 of 1 stuff means something even if only to the guy who snagged it IMO . but I am a nobody so take my comments with a grain of salt . and possibly a shot of tequila if you are so inclined :lol:
Thanks for the tidbit. Collecting what I like has been the road I took. I don't get involved with trying to compete for top sets of listed coins. Glad you liked my coin and by the way you are not a nobody. Follow through with collecting what you like. It will make you a lot happier than always having a one upmanship carrot in front of you. I'm not a tequila guy, but I will enjoy a beer tonight.

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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 + (the plus revealed)

Post by iwillbenice » Fri Sep 29, 2023 12:30 am

Great find.

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Re: 1879 S VAM 29 + (the plus revealed)

Post by Unc90o » Fri Sep 29, 2023 7:05 pm

Nice rare find

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