1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

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1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by Maverick23 » Mon Dec 26, 2022 9:13 pm

This coin looks like it has an open "9" but can't see a spike in the leaf. There are "9" Upper Tailfeathers. Any help would be appreciated.
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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by Maverick23 » Mon Dec 26, 2022 9:32 pm

Some extra pictures...
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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by Maverick23 » Mon Dec 26, 2022 11:36 pm

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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by vampicker » Tue Dec 27, 2022 4:05 am

What's the underside of the left boll look like?
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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by Maverick23 » Wed Dec 28, 2022 1:44 am

Here is a pic of the left boll. Thanks for the help...
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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by vampicker » Wed Dec 28, 2022 3:47 am

VAM 9 - sorry
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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by iceman » Thu Dec 29, 2022 12:04 pm

Vampicker
Are there pickups on the botton left bol for a VAM9 vs a 77 ? It looked like the VAM77 on some photos has some marks but I couldnt verify this pickup on lower grade coins from the photos online . Just wanted to get a clarification and maybe a new pick up point . Some new eduction for me on this one .
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John

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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by vampicker » Thu Dec 29, 2022 1:50 pm

There's a little spike that comes off the the left side of stem just under the boll. It's in a somewhat protected area so it will survive significant circulation. This marker is present on the VAM 9 and 35 obverse. It is not on the VAM 77/77A
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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by morganman » Thu Dec 29, 2022 2:12 pm

This kinda simple PUP is why JR is the true Crusher of dreams, and still employed by
Anacs, the best known 3rd party Attrib in business, because of John Roberts.
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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by iceman » Thu Dec 29, 2022 9:11 pm

Vampicker
Many Thanks for that INFO !!! WOW and COOL !!!

John

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Re: 1879 S Rev 78 VAM 77?

Post by Maverick23 » Fri Dec 30, 2022 12:20 am

Thanks Vampicker for your expertise, I appreciate it... Another good pickup for me to look for.

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