1878-CC VAM-19A

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1878-CC VAM-19A Die Break RI

Discovery 2010 by Alan Simmons
19a II 1 - B1f (Wide CC with Dot, Die Break RI) (179) I-3 R-7
Obverse II 1 - Radial die crack from rim down between RI in PLURIBUS to I of LIBERTY with displaced field break at RI.
The late die state of VAM 19 Die 2 in the VAM update or VAM 19.2 in the 78-CC book.

Emission Sequence
Obverse: 19.2, 19A
Reverse: 19.1, 19.2, 19A, 19.2 remarriage, 19B


  1. At least seven examples are now known, all in mint state, still the rarest 78-CC variety. First reported in 2008 during research for [A Guide to the Varieties of the 1878 Carson City Morgan Dollar]. Listed in 2010 VAM update (revised).


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  2. Here is the Die Break and you can Also see the die line below LIBER

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Full Coin VAM 19A Images © GreatCollections Coin AuctionsGreat Colletions 2-s.jpg, used with permission. Attributed by John Roberts at ANACS ANACS LOGO3.jpg