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'''Reverse C3b –''' Centered IV S mint mark tilted to left.<br />
 
'''Reverse C3b –''' Centered IV S mint mark tilted to left.<br />
 
''Die marker'' - Die polishing lines at wing-neck gap.<br />
 
''Die marker'' - Die polishing lines at wing-neck gap.<br />
'''Comments:''' '''1-''' This obverse die was used on [[1879-S VAM-17|VAM-17]], [[1879-S VAM-18|VAM-18]], and [[1879-S VAM-18A|VAM-18A]].<br />
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'''Comments:''' '''1-''' This obverse die was used on [[1879-S VAM-17|VAM-17]], [[1879-S VAM-18|VAM-18]], and [[1879-S VAM-18A|VAM-18A]]
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'''2''' SOME LDS specimens show a die chip at 8 left side <br />
 
== LVA Plate Photos ==
 
== LVA Plate Photos ==
 
[[image:1879-S_VAM-18_Dbld_Date.jpg]] [[image:1879-S_VAM-18_ldl_diemarker_Polishinglines_upperhaircurl1.jpg |400px]]<br />
 
[[image:1879-S_VAM-18_Dbld_Date.jpg]] [[image:1879-S_VAM-18_ldl_diemarker_Polishinglines_upperhaircurl1.jpg |400px]]<br />

Revision as of 13:14, 18 March 2021

1879-S VAM-18

Discovered by Leonard Hinckley, February 1974.
Revised 2017 by LD Lane aka ChiefRet.
18 (revised) III2 9 ∙ C3b (Doubled Date, S Tilted Left, Polishing Lines Liberty Head) (183) I-2 R-4
Obverse III2 9 Doubled date with 1 at top left as two notches, 8 at left inside and bottom right outside, 7 below upper crossbar, and 9 at left outside of both loops. Beveled field polishing at neck-jaw junction, lips, ribbon right end and cap fold junction. Extensive die polishing lines on Liberty head. Die marker - Heavy die polishing lines at upper hair curl.
Reverse C3b – Centered IV S mint mark tilted to left.
Die marker - Die polishing lines at wing-neck gap.
Comments: 1- This obverse die was used on VAM-17, VAM-18, and VAM-18A 2 SOME LDS specimens show a die chip at 8 left side

LVA Plate Photos

1879-S VAM-18 Dbld Date.jpg 1879-S VAM-18 ldl diemarker Polishinglines upperhaircurl1.jpg
1879-S VAM-18 ldl bevelfield lips1.jpg 1879-S VAM-18 ldl diemarker Polishinglines wing neckgap1.jpg

Additional Photos

1 in the date doubled at top right
1879 s vam 18 1 date.JPG
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