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(1879-S VAM-14 S/S Middle)
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'''Obverse III2 3 –''' 9 in date doubled on left side. On some specimens 8 has a spike of metal on left side between loops. Open 9 variety.<br />
 
'''Obverse III2 3 –''' 9 in date doubled on left side. On some specimens 8 has a spike of metal on left side between loops. Open 9 variety.<br />
 
'''Reverse C3e –''' IV S mint mark doubled at bottom of upper loop opening as thick slanted bar and in middle of lower loop opening as a curved line.<br />
 
'''Reverse C3e –''' IV S mint mark doubled at bottom of upper loop opening as thick slanted bar and in middle of lower loop opening as a curved line.<br />
'''Comments:'''exact same obverse as vam 91 but of an earlier die
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'''Comments:'''exact same obverse as vam 91 but of an earlier die<br />
 
Note: you can see tripling inside upper loop of 8 left side<br />
 
Note: you can see tripling inside upper loop of 8 left side<br />
 
'''1-''' This obverse die was used on VAM-14, [[1879-S VAM-16|VAM-16]], and [[1879-S VAM-54|VAM-54?]].<br />
 
'''1-''' This obverse die was used on VAM-14, [[1879-S VAM-16|VAM-16]], and [[1879-S VAM-54|VAM-54?]].<br />

Revision as of 19:30, 28 July 2021

1879-S VAM-14 S/S Middle

Discovered by Guy Messing, June 1975.
14 III2 3 ∙ C3e (S/S Middle) (184) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 3 – 9 in date doubled on left side. On some specimens 8 has a spike of metal on left side between loops. Open 9 variety.
Reverse C3e – IV S mint mark doubled at bottom of upper loop opening as thick slanted bar and in middle of lower loop opening as a curved line.
Comments:exact same obverse as vam 91 but of an earlier die
Note: you can see tripling inside upper loop of 8 left side
1- This obverse die was used on VAM-14, VAM-16, and VAM-54?.

LVA Plate Photos

Additional Photos

KDC-1879-S-VAM-14-dbl-9-obv.jpg
Reverse S/S Mint Mark
KDC-1879-S-VAM-14-S-over-S.jpg
Close-up of S/S mint mark
KDC-1879-S-VAM-14-S-closeup.jpg
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