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1879-S VAM-60 Quadrupled Stars & Date, Doubled Lower Reverse

Discovered by Bill Sampson, February 2005.

60 III2 30 · C3s (Quadrupled Stars & Date, Doubled Lower Reverse) (182) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 30 – Very slightly quadrupled left and right stars towards rim and bottom of 187 plus upper crossbar of 1 & 7. Die marker– Small raised dot on lower jaw edge and beauty mark die chip on upper lip.
Reverse C3s – Hub doubling of lower reverse same as 1878 P C3c reverse with doubling of outside edges of some leaves in lower right wreath and left wreath. Polished die with shallow second A in AMERICA so that doubling on tops of serif no longer visible. Slightly doubled tops of In God We Trust. Medium IV S mint mark centered and upright. Die marker– Single diagonal die polishing line at top of wreath bow opening.


1. Some specimens come with a rotated reverse of 5 degrees CW.

LVA Plate Photos

1879-S VAM-60 Dbld Wreath Leaves.jpg1879-S VAM-60 Dot on Jaw Edge.jpg
1879-S VAM-60 Line in Bow.jpg1879-S VAM-60 Quadrupled Stars.jpg
1879-S VAM-60 PLATE PHOTO 5 OCT 2010.jpg

Additional Photos