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This is a [[Reverse of 78-79|Reverse of '78]] (PAF) coin and a [[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100*]] VAM variety.<br />
 
This is a [[Reverse of 78-79|Reverse of '78]] (PAF) coin and a [[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100*]] VAM variety.<br />
 
'''67 III2 36 ∙ B2i (PAF Reverse, Doubled 18-9, Tripled Stars) (184) I-4 R-6'''<br />
 
'''67 III2 36 ∙ B2i (PAF Reverse, Doubled 18-9, Tripled Stars) (184) I-4 R-6'''<br />
'''Obverse III2 36''' '''–''' Slightly doubled bottom of 18 and left outside of 9 upper loop. Most left and right stars tripled to quadrupled with tops of PLURIBUS slightly doubled and tripled towards rim. ''Die markers'' - Short horizontal die scratch spike in field at jaw-neck junction, broken scratch at hair vee above 7, long vertical polishing line at left end of cap ribbon and diagonal polishing line at top left of Y in LIBERTY.<br />
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'''Obverse III2 36''' '''–''' Slightly doubled bottom of 18 and left outside of 9 upper loop. Most left and right stars tripled to quadrupled with tops of PLURIBUS slightly doubled and tripled towards rim. ''Die markers'' - Short horizontal die scratch spike in field at jaw-neck junction, broken scratch at hair vee above 7, long vertical polishing line at left end of cap ribbon and diagonal polishing line at top left of Y in LIBERTY. '''''Same obverse as VAM-44 (9-2021 update)'''''.<br />
 
'''Reverse B2i –''' R in trust not broken. Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. ''Die'' ''marker''- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Die state between VAMs [[1879-S VAM-52|52]] & [[1879-S VAM-43|43]].<br />
 
'''Reverse B2i –''' R in trust not broken. Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. ''Die'' ''marker''- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Die state between VAMs [[1879-S VAM-52|52]] & [[1879-S VAM-43|43]].<br />
 
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Latest revision as of 19:34, 17 September 2021

1879-S VAM-67 Doubled 18-9 & Tripled/Quadrupled Stars

Discovered by John Roberts January 2009 on a coin from C. Logan McKechnie
This is a Reverse of '78 (PAF) coin and a Top 100* VAM variety.
67 III2 36 ∙ B2i (PAF Reverse, Doubled 18-9, Tripled Stars) (184) I-4 R-6
Obverse III2 36 Slightly doubled bottom of 18 and left outside of 9 upper loop. Most left and right stars tripled to quadrupled with tops of PLURIBUS slightly doubled and tripled towards rim. Die markers - Short horizontal die scratch spike in field at jaw-neck junction, broken scratch at hair vee above 7, long vertical polishing line at left end of cap ribbon and diagonal polishing line at top left of Y in LIBERTY. Same obverse as VAM-44 (9-2021 update).
Reverse B2i – R in trust not broken. Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. Die marker- Diagonal polishing line in middle of eagle’s left wing. Die state between VAMs 52 & 43.

Emission Sequence
Obverse: 67
Reverse: 52, 67, 43, 50, 51
Comments
  1. Unknown uncirculated

extremelly rare variety, Only 5 known as of Dec/2020 (most low grade)

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Courtesy of Vampicker

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], and Jeff Oxman, [http://www.vamlink.com]


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