1879-S VAM-12

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1879-S VAM-12 Doubled 187 , S/S Left

Discovered by Guy Messing, May 1974.
Revision Tom Petrosie 2016. May 2021 by vam-mysterio
12 (revised) III2 7 ∙ C3e ( Doubled 187 , S/S Left) (182) I-3 R-3
Obverse III2 7 – 187 slightly doubled with 1 slightly below top and bottom crossbar , 8 slightly at top inside and right outside of lower loop and 7 at top right outside plus right of lower serif and right side of vertical shaft.

Die marker - Tiny hooked die thread impression back of cheek.

Reverse C3e – IV S mint mark doubled with a short vertical lines within upper loop on right inside and curved line on right inside of lower loop.

Die marker - Single diagonal die polishing line inside wreath bow.

Comments:
1. This reverse die was used on VAM-11 , VAM-12, and VAM-12A.

Threads:
1. LVA 2021 Revision Letter

http://www.vamworld.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2313#p21221

LVA Plate Photos:

1879-S-V12-COLONEL-PLATE1.jpg 1879-S-V12-COLONEL-PLATE2.jpg

Additional Photos:

Full Coin Photos

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