1878-S VAM-105 Engraved Wing Feather, Triangle on r, Over Polished Rev.
Discovered by John Coxe, July 2006.
105 II 1 · B2bf (Engraved Wing Feather, Triangle on r, Over Polished Rev.) ( ? ) I-2 R-5
Obverse II 1– Diagonal die scratch on nose bridge in front of eye. Small die chip at bottom of Phrygian cap below ribbon. Broken fourth right star. Slightly doubled left inside and right outside of ear from defect in one of hubs.
Reverse B2bf– Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. Short feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and body. R in Trust partially broken with triangle on arm. Shallow UNITED STAT with over polished tail feathers. Thin vertical polishing lines in middle of eagle’s right wing. Engraving in middle of both wings to strengthen over polished feathers.
Die marker - Tiny triangular die gouge at top of olive leaf below arrow feathers.