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1878-S VAM-74

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1878-S VAM-74 Engraved Wing Feather, Broken R

Discovered by Calvin Cherry, July 2002. Revised 2005
74(revised) II 1 · B2w (Engraved Wing Feather, Broken R) (181) I-3 R-3
Obverse II 1– Die marker: Diagonal die polishing line at back of eye socket.
Reverse B2w– R completely broken to form Tiust. Latest die state with very over polished reverse.
Note: 1- The Reverse Die B2w was used for VAMs 35, 93, 19 (A,B) and 74 (A) I believe in that progression ~tbconcrete
2-The die polishing line at the back of the eye socket is plain to see.

LVA Plate Photos

Additional Photos

 
The tip of the fourth right star is gone.
 
The engraved feathers are identifiable.
 
 

Full Coin Photos

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The gouge in back of eye on this sample is hard to see. (RH)