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1879-S VAM-50

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Discovered by Calvin Cherry, February 2001.<br />
Revised 2015<br />
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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 />
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'''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 />
'''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 />
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'''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 />
# 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 />
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'''Threads:'''<br />
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== LVA Plate Photos ==
== Additional Photos ==
[[image:79s_v50_bearclaw_small.jpg]]<br />
[[image:occ-1879-s-v50-10-15-14occ.jpg]]<br />
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== Full Coin Photos ==
Large Full coin Photo of VAM-50 Courtesy of Teletrade AOH<br />
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*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 />
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