1878-S VAM-26

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1878-S VAM-26 Long Nock Reverse, S Tilted Left

Discovered by Dave DeRuiter, November 1979.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM. This coin is a Top 30 1878-S Variety.
26(revised) II 23 · B1a (Long Center Arrow Feather, S Tilted Left) (186) I-5 R-7
Obverse II 23– Eyelid doubled at bottom front and short spikes at eye bottom front and lower part of eye socket.
Reverse B1a– Normal die of 1878 P B1 type with long center arrow shaft. Small III S mint mark set slightly to right with slight tilt to left. Die marker of small dot in incuse line next to eagle’s left leg.

Comments:
1. Long Nocks include VAM-27, VAM-56, VAM-57, VAM-58, VAM-59, VAM-60, VAM-62 and VAM-72.
2. The II 23 obverse is also used with VAM-57 and VAM-60

Threads:
1. Long Nock

LVA Plate Photos:

1878-S VAM-26 No Eng Feather.jpg 1878-S VAM-26 Rt Star Not Broken.jpg
1878-S VAM-26 Dbld Eyelid Spike.jpg 1878-S VAM-26 Dot in TF.jpg

Additional Photos:

Obverse Pups

78s_v26_eye_a.jpg

doubled 7
Mrjuan 1878 s -vam 26 004.JPG
Reverse Pups
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1878-S-26-jbc-dot.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-26 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy © [Heritage Auctions ]ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS
High Resolution Photographs

4/2018
A rarity in any circulated grade, which most are, and a spectacular rarity in Mint State such as this VAM-26 offered at the
[2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction]

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