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1879-S VAM-1E

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=1879-S VAM-1E=
Discovery September, 2010 by Brian Raines.<br />Revised 2017, 11/2018<br />
'''1E (revised) III2 I - C3a (Acid Treated Obverse & Reverse Dies) (183) I-3 R-5'''<br />
'''Obverse III2 I -''' Over polished lower hair with small slightly smooth tops and rough edges from acid treatment at designer's initial M, two gaps about 7 and lower right hair vee to fill in missing hair from die over polishing. Raised dots on Liberty head from rusted die. (Same die as VAM-94 but earlier die state before re-basining. Weakly struck stars and date so 9 doesn't show slight doubling.)<br />
'''1.''' LVA wouldn't list over polished reverse saying it was too minor.<br />
'''2.''' Reverse top arrowhead broken and top olive leave misshaped due to over polish. Tail feathers shallow but complete.<br />
'''3.''' Same Obverse die as [[1879-S VAM-94]] but earlier die state.<br />
'''4.''' Same Reverse die as [[1879-S VAM-92]] but earlier die state.<br />
'''Threads:''' <br />
[[image:occ-br-1879-s-v1e-10-22-13.jpg |405px]][[image:occ-br-1879-s-v1e-10-22-13a.jpg |405px]]<br />
= Additional Photos: =
[[image:nm_1879-s_vam-1e_obv.jpg |900px]]<br />
[[image:nm_1879-s_vam-1e_rev.jpg |900px]]<br />
= Full Coin Photos =
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