Rmg 1878S 022820
1878-S VAM-8A Engraved Wing Feather, Rusted Die Wings
Discovered by Michael Ash, March 2006.
This coin is a Top 30 1878-S Variety.
8A II 1 · B2k (Engraved Wing Feather, Rusted Die Wings) (184) I-4 R-5
Reverse B2k– Raised dots from rusted die on eagle’s wings with some splotches on eagle’s left wing.
1. There is a pronounce engraved patch in the upper center of the right wing. The wings have overpolished spots and noticeable die scratches. The entire reverse has dense die polish hairlines all over the fields.
2. Same obverse die as VAM 8 Die 1 and VAM 47 Die 1.
LVA Plate Photos:
Posted coin Comments:
- PCGS MS-64
- Large chip on the E !!
- Light toning.
- Broken 4th right Star.
- Collaboration by: SD Members.
More Photos @ http://www.silverdye.us/wiki/Main/SaFr1878V8ARMG022820