Difference between revisions of "1879-S VAM-50"

From VAMWorld
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 3: Line 3:
 
Discovered by Calvin Cherry, February 2001.<br />
 
Discovered by Calvin Cherry, February 2001.<br />
 
Revised 2015<br />
 
Revised 2015<br />
<br />
 
 
This is a [[Reverse of 78-79|Reverse of '78]] (PAF) [[1879-S VAM-50|coin]] and a [[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]]* VAM variety.<br />
 
This is a [[Reverse of 78-79|Reverse of '78]] (PAF) [[1879-S VAM-50|coin]] and a [[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]]* VAM variety.<br />
<br />
 
 
'''50''' (revised) '''III2 25 · B2i (PAF, Doubled 7 Top, Engraved Wing Feather, Acid Treated Leaves) (184) I-4 R-6'''<br />
 
'''50''' (revised) '''III2 25 · B2i (PAF, Doubled 7 Top, Engraved Wing Feather, Acid Treated Leaves) (184) I-4 R-6'''<br />
 
'''Obverse III2 25 –''' Closed 9. 7 doubled at top as two arcs on field and on upper left of stem. Doubled URI in PLURIBUS on right side. ''Die'' ''markers''- 7 doubled at top and R at left inside of upper loop.<br />
 
'''Obverse III2 25 –''' Closed 9. 7 doubled at top as two arcs on field and on upper left of stem. Doubled URI in PLURIBUS on right side. ''Die'' ''markers''- 7 doubled at top and R at left inside of upper loop.<br />
 
'''Reverse B2i –''' Later die state than [[1879-S VAM-43|VAM-43]]. Acid treated leaves to strengthen them in left wreath opposite ON, U, NI with rough surfaces and raised dots. Die later lightly polished weaking acid treated leaves at ON & UN. Acid treated leaves on all die states that varies with die polishing and wear. ''Die'' ''marker''- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Intermediate die state.<br />
 
'''Reverse B2i –''' Later die state than [[1879-S VAM-43|VAM-43]]. Acid treated leaves to strengthen them in left wreath opposite ON, U, NI with rough surfaces and raised dots. Die later lightly polished weaking acid treated leaves at ON & UN. Acid treated leaves on all die states that varies with die polishing and wear. ''Die'' ''marker''- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Intermediate die state.<br />
<br />
 
 
'''Comments:'''<br />
 
'''Comments:'''<br />
 
# This reverse die was used on [[1879-S VAM-43|VAM-43]], [[1879-S VAM-50|VAM-50]], [[1879-S VAM-51|VAM-51]], [[1879-S VAM-52|VAM-52]], and [[1879-S VAM-67|VAM-67]].<br />
 
# This reverse die was used on [[1879-S VAM-43|VAM-43]], [[1879-S VAM-50|VAM-50]], [[1879-S VAM-51|VAM-51]], [[1879-S VAM-52|VAM-52]], and [[1879-S VAM-67|VAM-67]].<br />
Line 16: Line 13:
 
# The 9 is a so-called closed type.<br />
 
# The 9 is a so-called closed type.<br />
 
# ''Die'' ''marker''- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Intermediate die state.<br />
 
# ''Die'' ''marker''- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Intermediate die state.<br />
<br />
 
 
'''Threads:'''<br />
 
'''Threads:'''<br />
<br />
 
 
== LVA Plate Photos ==
 
== LVA Plate Photos ==
 
== Additional Photos ==
 
== Additional Photos ==
Line 36: Line 31:
 
[[image:79s_v50_bearclaw_small.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:79s_v50_bearclaw_small.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:occ-1879-s-v50-10-15-14occ.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:occ-1879-s-v50-10-15-14occ.jpg]]<br />
<br />
 
 
== Full Coin Photos ==
 
== Full Coin Photos ==
 
Large Full coin Photo of VAM-50 Courtesy of Teletrade AOH<br />
 
Large Full coin Photo of VAM-50 Courtesy of Teletrade AOH<br />
Line 43: Line 37:
 
1879_S_Rev78VAM50ttmhi3243rev2fc.jpg
 
1879_S_Rev78VAM50ttmhi3243rev2fc.jpg
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
6/2013<br />
 
<br />
 
 
*The Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys Copyright 2009 RCI. With permission from the authors Michael S. Fey, Ph.D., [[http://www.rcicoins.com/ http://www.rcicoins.com]], and Jeff Oxman, [[http://www.vamlink.com/ http://www.vamlink.com]]<br />
 
*The Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys Copyright 2009 RCI. With permission from the authors Michael S. Fey, Ph.D., [[http://www.rcicoins.com/ http://www.rcicoins.com]], and Jeff Oxman, [[http://www.vamlink.com/ http://www.vamlink.com]]<br />
 
[[1879-S VAM-50#TOP|Top]]<br />
 
[[1879-S VAM-50#TOP|Top]]<br />

Revision as of 15:59, 13 August 2018

1879-S VAM-50 PAF, Doubled Date, Engraved Wing Feather

Discovered by Calvin Cherry, February 2001.
Revised 2015
This is a Reverse of '78 (PAF) coin and a Top 100* VAM variety.
50 (revised) III2 25 · B2i (PAF, Doubled 7 Top, Engraved Wing Feather, Acid Treated Leaves) (184) I-4 R-6
Obverse III2 25 – Closed 9. 7 doubled at top as two arcs on field and on upper left of stem. Doubled URI in PLURIBUS on right side. Die markers- 7 doubled at top and R at left inside of upper loop.
Reverse B2i – Later die state than VAM-43. Acid treated leaves to strengthen them in left wreath opposite ON, U, NI with rough surfaces and raised dots. Die later lightly polished weaking acid treated leaves at ON & UN. Acid treated leaves on all die states that varies with die polishing and wear. Die marker- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Intermediate die state.
Comments:

  1. This reverse die was used on VAM-43, VAM-50, VAM-51, VAM-52, and VAM-67.
  2. VAM-4, VAM-23, VAM-25, VAM-43, VAM-50, VAM-51, VAM-52, and VAM-56 all have an unbroken R in TRUST.
  3. The 7 in the date is doubled at the top, both left and right, and the stem is doubled on the inside, lower shaft.
  4. The 9 is a so-called closed type.
  5. Die marker- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Intermediate die state.

Threads:

LVA Plate Photos

Additional Photos

Date showing location od doubling on 7 and so called open 9
1879 S VAM 50 Photo 1.jpg
The R in PLURIBUS is doubled on the inside left of the upper loop.
1879 S VAM 50 Photo 2.jpg
There is a series of die gouges in the eagle's left, viewer's right, wing.
1879 S VAM 50 Photo 3.jpg
The 'r' in Trust is full.
1879 S VAM 50 Photo 4.jpg
There is an engraved feather between the eagle's right leg and wing.
1879 S VAM 50 Photo 5.jpg
The mintmark is slightly tilted to the right and there are a few faint polish lines in the bow.
1879 S Rev78VAM50ttmhi3243rev.jpg
Bears Claw Courtesy of Vampicker
79s v50 bearclaw small.jpg
Occ-1879-s-v50-10-15-14occ.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Large Full coin Photo of VAM-50 Courtesy of Teletrade AOH

Top