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1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 7:27 pm
by apcnotamac
Just wondering about the value of VAM225A - because it isn't certified by PCGS I have been having trouble tracking down prices; even though the page indicates it has a high level of interest and is rare; any assistance would be appreciated!

Re: 1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 8:02 pm
by ljs123
It depends on the DIs. How clear do your DIs show up. I had a MS-64 that I got ride of because the DIs were almost nonexistent.
Photos would help.

Re: 1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 8:17 pm
by apcnotamac
Definitely fairly light what did the 64 cost?

Re: 1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 8:18 pm
by apcnotamac
ljs123 wrote:
Wed Apr 27, 2022 8:02 pm
It depends on the DIs. How clear do your DIs show up. I had a MS-64 that I got ride of because the DIs were almost nonexistent.
Photos would help.
I couldn't attach them so I posted them on imgur https://imgur.com/a/vnXkcNW hope that is ok

Re: 1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 8:23 pm
by ljs123
I sold it for any old MS-64 Rev 79 Graysheet.
The DIs were too faint for mr to charge premium.
I now have a MS-62 PL that is spectacular.

Re: 1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 10:35 pm
by apcnotamac
ljs123 wrote:
Wed Apr 27, 2022 8:23 pm
I sold it for any old MS-64 Rev 79 Graysheet.
The DIs were too faint for mr to charge premium.
I now have a MS-62 PL that is spectacular.

May I ask how much the 62 cost?

Re: 1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 11:53 pm
by vamnuke
IMO, the variety is not hard to find; most are PL; owned several; clashed LDS are tougher again IMO. So, I am in The Grey Sheet crowd…

Re: 1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2022 12:43 pm
by ljs123
I paid right about MS-62 PL Graysheet.
It was not attributed.
The DIs are really something. They really jump out at you.

Re: 1878 P Rev 79 VAM 225A - PCGS MS62 (not on holder)

Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 1:32 pm
by DHalladay
Here's what I have in my database. These are prices only for coins that were advertised as VAM 225A. As with most VAMs that aren't high profile, prices are all over the board:

1878 7TF R79 225A 63 ANACS Oct-16 E $140
1878 7TF R79 225A 62 PL ANACS Dec-20 E $425
1878 7TF R79 225A 62 PL NGC Oct-13 E $361
1878 7TF R79 225A 62 PL PCGS Feb-21 E $340
1878 7TF R79 225A 62 PL ANACS Apr-15 H $282
1878 7TF R79 225A 62 PL PCGS Jan-21 E $262
1878 7TF R79 225A 62 ANACS May-13 TT $353
1878 7TF R79 225A 58 ANACS Sep-21 E $300
1878 7TF R79 225A 58 ANACS Jun-15 E $100
1878 7TF R79 225A 58 ANACS Mar-15 GC $88
1878 7TF R79 225A 50 ANACS Nov-12 CS $250
1878 7TF R79 225A 45 PCGS Apr-21 E $52