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=1878 VAM-14.11 Wild Eye=  
 
=1878 VAM-14.11 Wild Eye=  
 
Discovered August 1995 by Les Hartnett<br />
 
Discovered August 1995 by Les Hartnett<br />
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This coin is a [[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan VAM.<br />
 
This coin is a [[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan VAM.<br />
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'''14-11 I1 11''' · '''A1c (Doubled Eyelid) (189?) I-3 R-7'''<br />
 
'''14-11 I1 11''' · '''A1c (Doubled Eyelid) (189?) I-3 R-7'''<br />
 
'''Obverse''' '''I1 11''' – Eyelid doubled as short, thick and blunt spike just below eyelid plus a long thin spike angled downward in front of lower part of eye. E and P of E PLURIBUS doubled in clockwise direction. Raised metal in first 8 in date. Ear over polished. Strong doubling along top edges of many obverse stars.<br />
 
'''Obverse''' '''I1 11''' – Eyelid doubled as short, thick and blunt spike just below eyelid plus a long thin spike angled downward in front of lower part of eye. E and P of E PLURIBUS doubled in clockwise direction. Raised metal in first 8 in date. Ear over polished. Strong doubling along top edges of many obverse stars.<br />
 
'''Reverse A1c''' - Letters in UNITED doubled strongly on top and bottom. STATES OF AMERICA letters doubled at bottom. ONE DOLLAR letters doubled at top. Left wreath strongly doubled. Three small feathers added on eagle's right and two on eagle's left side between leg and bottom of wing.<br />
 
'''Reverse A1c''' - Letters in UNITED doubled strongly on top and bottom. STATES OF AMERICA letters doubled at bottom. ONE DOLLAR letters doubled at top. Left wreath strongly doubled. Three small feathers added on eagle's right and two on eagle's left side between leg and bottom of wing.<br />
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'''Comments:''' The VAM-14.11 is an ultra rarity with perhaps a dozen known. This is an [[8 Tailfeather Morgan|eight tail feather]] variety. The A1c reverse is shared by Vams [[1878-P VAM-3|3]], [[1878-P VAM-4|4]], [[1878-P VAM-5|5]], [[1878-P VAM-14.6|14-6]], [[1878-P VAM-14.7|14-7]], [[1878-P VAM-14.11|14-11]], [[1878-P VAM-14.12|14-12]], [[1878-P VAM-14.14|14-14]], [[1878-P VAM-14.17|14-17]], and [[1878-P VAM-14.18|14-18]]. All but VAMs 3 & 4 are major rarities. The VAM-14.11 is defined by two "spikes" in front of the eye. The first is upward short and square-ended. The second is longer downward and sharply pointed. The letters in 'E PLURIBU' are all doubled, showing small notches on the left serifs.<br />
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'''Comments:''' <br />
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1.The VAM-14.11 is an ultra rarity with perhaps a dozen known. This is an [[8 Tailfeather Morgan|eight tail feather]] variety. The A1c reverse is shared by Vams [[1878-P VAM-3|3]], [[1878-P VAM-4|4]], [[1878-P VAM-5|5]], [[1878-P VAM-14.6|14-6]], [[1878-P VAM-14.7|14-7]], [[1878-P VAM-14.11|14-11]], [[1878-P VAM-14.12|14-12]], [[1878-P VAM-14.14|14-14]], [[1878-P VAM-14.17|14-17]], and [[1878-P VAM-14.18|14-18]]. All but VAMs 3 & 4 are major rarities. The VAM-14.11 is defined by two "spikes" in front of the eye. The first is upward short and square-ended. The second is longer downward and sharply pointed. The letters in 'E PLURIBU' are all doubled, showing small notches on the left serifs.<br />
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'''Threads:'''<br />
 
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== LVA Plate Photos ==
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== Additional Photos ==
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= Additional Photos: =
 
[[image:1878p_vam14.11-2.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:1878p_vam14.11-2.jpg]]<br />
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A1C reverse<br />
 
A1C reverse<br />
 
[[image:1878v5_rev.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:1878v5_rev.jpg]]<br />
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Here is a pickup point you might not have seen before in the hair vee of the 14.11<br />
 
Here is a pickup point you might not have seen before in the hair vee of the 14.11<br />
 
[[image:14-11_pics_001.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:14-11_pics_001.jpg]]<br />
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= Full Coin Photos =
== Full Coin Photos ==
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-14.11 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[[http://www.ha.com/ Heritage Auctions]] '''ATTRIBUTED BY John Baumgart '''[[image:Untitled-TrueColor-1xxx.jpg |link=http://www.varslab.com/]]<br />
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-14.11 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[[http://www.ha.com/ Heritage Auctions]] '''ATTRIBUTED BY John Baumgart '''[[image:Untitled-TrueColor-1xxx.jpg |link=http://www.varslab.com/]][[image:1878_RonH_VAM-14.11_OBV_01152016.jpg 1040px]]<br />
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[[image:1878 RonH VAM-14.11 OBV 01152016.jpg|1040]] <br />
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[[image:1878 RonH VAM-14.11 REV 01152016.jpg | 1040px]]<br />
 
'''Auction Archives:'''<br />
 
'''Auction Archives:'''<br />
 
From Heritage's auction archives another<br />
 
From Heritage's auction archives another<br />
 
*The Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys Copyright 2009 RCI. With permission from the authors Michael S. Fey, Ph.D., [[http://www.rcicoins.com/ http://www.rcicoins.com]], and Jeff Oxman, [[http://www.vamlink.com/ http://www.vamlink.com]]<br />
 
*The Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys Copyright 2009 RCI. With permission from the authors Michael S. Fey, Ph.D., [[http://www.rcicoins.com/ http://www.rcicoins.com]], and Jeff Oxman, [[http://www.vamlink.com/ http://www.vamlink.com]]<br />
 
[[1878-P VAM-14.11#TOP|Top]]<br />
 
[[1878-P VAM-14.11#TOP|Top]]<br />

Latest revision as of 07:03, 7 February 2019

1878 VAM-14.11 Wild Eye

Discovered August 1995 by Les Hartnett
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.
14-11 I1 11 · A1c (Doubled Eyelid) (189?) I-3 R-7
Obverse I1 11 – Eyelid doubled as short, thick and blunt spike just below eyelid plus a long thin spike angled downward in front of lower part of eye. E and P of E PLURIBUS doubled in clockwise direction. Raised metal in first 8 in date. Ear over polished. Strong doubling along top edges of many obverse stars.
Reverse A1c - Letters in UNITED doubled strongly on top and bottom. STATES OF AMERICA letters doubled at bottom. ONE DOLLAR letters doubled at top. Left wreath strongly doubled. Three small feathers added on eagle's right and two on eagle's left side between leg and bottom of wing.

Comments:
1.The VAM-14.11 is an ultra rarity with perhaps a dozen known. This is an eight tail feather variety. The A1c reverse is shared by Vams 3, 4, 5, 14-6, 14-7, 14-11, 14-12, 14-14, 14-17, and 14-18. All but VAMs 3 & 4 are major rarities. The VAM-14.11 is defined by two "spikes" in front of the eye. The first is upward short and square-ended. The second is longer downward and sharply pointed. The letters in 'E PLURIBU' are all doubled, showing small notches on the left serifs.

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LVA Plate Photos:

Additional Photos:

1878p vam14.11-2.jpg
A1C reverse
1878v5 rev.jpg
Here is a pickup point you might not have seen before in the hair vee of the 14.11
14-11 pics 001.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-14.11 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY John Baumgart Untitled-TrueColor-1xxx.jpg

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1878 RonH VAM-14.11 REV 01152016.jpg
Auction Archives:
From Heritage's auction archives another

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