1879-S VAM-28

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1879-S VAM-28 Doubled 1-9

Discovered by Martin Field, October 1978. Revised 2013
28 (revised) III2 14 ∙ C3a (Doubled 1-9) (185) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 14 – Doubled 1-9 in date. 1 doubled below upper crossbar. 9 doubled slightly on left outside of both loops.
Die Marker: Horizontal polishing line across ear.
Reverse C3a – Normal die of C3 type with medium IV S mint mark centered and upright.

Comments:Exact same reverse as vam 73


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Additional Photos:

Doubling on surface below flag of 1

Slight doubling on left side of 9

Horizontal scratch across ear.

From a thread in June 5, 2008 member, mitzydog, had the picture below as well as others trying to I.D. these gouges, which are on all VAM-28's that I've seen. (RH)

mitzydog, June 5, 2008, Has anyone seen these die gouges on the neck?""

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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-28 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler