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1878-S VAM-101

1878-S VAM-101 Concave Obverse, Die Chips on E, Shallow STAT, Engraved Wing Feather

Discovered by Craig Lickenbrock, May 2006.
101 II 15 · B2ai (Concave Obverse, Die Chips on E, Shallow STAT, Engraved Wing Feather) (184) I-2 R-5
Obverse II15 - Concave field near rim.
Reverse B2ai - Engraved Wing Feather. R in TRUST not broken. Over polished wing centers and shallow STAT. Doubled tops ONE DOL. (Also used for VAM-51).
Comments:
1- Obverse used for VAM-20, VAM-49, VAM-83, and VAM-103)
2- The die chip on the top serif of the E in E PLURIBUS on the obverse is the original pick up point.

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Additional Photos

  
The engraved wing area is identifiable. [There appears to be heavy polishing lines about the tips of the feathers on the eagle's right wing.]
 
 

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-101 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions]ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACS