1878-CC VAM-9

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1878-CC VAM-9 CC Tilted Right

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965. Revised 2007.
9 (revised) II3 - B2c (CC Tilted Right) (177) I-2 R-3 (R-4????)
Obverse II3- Point broken off star 4 on right.
Reverse B2c- Normal die of type B2 with widely spaced mint marks, III C, set high and slanted right. Some specimens show large die chips around We Tr and a long heavy polishing line from right top of O in One.

Emission Sequence
Obverse: 4, 9, 28
Reverse: 9


  1. This coin also has a line in the left side of the B in Liberty.
  2. Same obverse is used for VAMs 4 and 28
  3. Only use of this reverse die. There are several minor stages based on polishing lines, the later ones with a bold line from the wreath to the top of O in ONE.


LVA Plate Photos

Additional Photos

Main Pick-ups

Secondary Pick-ups

Extensive polishing lines on the reverse. The O to wreath is only the strongest.

Full Coin Photos

Full Coin Images below show both the Early and Late Die Stages.
Full Coin VAM 9 Images (LDS) © Bowers & Merena Auctions, used with permission. Attributed by ANACS ANACS LOGO3.jpg