Likely NEW 1878-S die marriage

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vamnuke
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Likely NEW 1878-S die marriage

Post by vamnuke » Fri Jan 21, 2022 4:52 pm

Reverse of V24, 30, 43.1 & 43.2, but it’s the obverse. No metal in 1st 8 so ruled out 43.2. No doubling of LIBERTY or eyelid…so…not 24 or 30.

There is a small horizontal die crack thru the bottom of the neck, below the ‘m’ and extends over to the vee gap (location where clashed s or t might be seen on clashed coins). THIS CRACK IS DIFFERENT THAN V43.1. Another thin crack at top of cap from 1st U extending over to below left side of 2nd U; couple of thin surface cracks at chin area. Micro chip near hairline above curl above the ear. Micro chip just below and at halfway point of ribbon. Small die polish line from top of left cotton boll to bottom of leaf; looks like some die polish lines in the gap above the Y to the left cotton leaf. Thin die crack or die polish line parallel to front of portrait above front of eyelid to bottom of hair.

The coin I have is in a PCGS-63PL holder. I know there is a toned NGC-65 coin out there somewhere.

Thoughts??
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vamsterdam
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Re: Likely NEW 1878-S die marriage

Post by vamsterdam » Fri Jan 21, 2022 5:32 pm

That polishing looks pretty familiar

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Re: Likely NEW 1878-S die marriage

Post by vamnuke » Fri Jan 21, 2022 10:54 pm

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This one is out there somewhere; same die pairing; same die cracks on obv.

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