1878-P VAM-14 Chip In Ear
Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, April 1973.
14 I12 A1j (Doubled Motto) (193) I-2 R-4
Reverse A1j - Strong doubling of ONE, UNITED, STATES, OF, and IN GOD WE TRUST. Slight doubling of M, E, I, and A in AMERICA, D, O, and R in DOLLAR, right star and wreath. Two small feathers added on eagle's right and one small and one long on eagle's left side between leg and bottom of wing.
1. Die Chip in ear.
LVA Plate Photos:
Reverse engraved tailfeathers between lower wing and body:
The die chip in the ear on this particular specimen is not as pronounced as often seen:
Obverse die scratches:
Date placement for reference:
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