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Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:01 am
by Vam-mysterio
Probably the 5th known example,
Just found it!
Xf Details cleaned obverse
Reverse looks untouched

Re: 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:07 am
by DHalladay
Congrats!!

Re: 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:42 am
by vamnuke
8-)

Re: 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:59 am
by morganman
WTG JUAN, YOU SUCKETH BIG TIME Tough Tough

CONGRADS

Re: 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:10 am
by PacificWR
Very nice grab.

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:22 pm
by Mhomei
Unbelievable Juan
You suck!!!

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:25 pm
by collectinsince65
WTG Juan!!

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:24 pm
by lewisr2
juan,
pictures please

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:27 pm
by bigjayvee
One tough cookie there Juan, :o Congrats !!!!!!

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:40 pm
by Vam-mysterio
Pictures

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:14 pm
by vampicker
Extra long claws in the bearclaw. Great find!

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:56 pm
by Vam-mysterio
I took some better pictures

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:34 am
by tbconcrete
Great find Juan. Congrats !! Thats a nice looking coin and a ++ EF grade. Not many out there.... I have a raw VF I picked up a few months back. I've looked forever for one.

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:28 pm
by fogie
WAY cool find! :mrgreen:

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:39 pm
by messydesk
Very cool! A rare "naked eye" VAM. Congrats!

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:57 pm
by DHalladay
The obverse is cleaned? It doesn't look obvious in the pictures.

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:02 am
by Vam-mysterio
Yes
Obverse is very obvious wire
Brushed
When you tilt the coin

Re: Rare 1878 s vam 113 just found!

Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:49 am
by bobbyjenkins
Juan... I don't know how you do it, you keep on finding the tough ones. You're especially good with 78. Congratulations.