1878-CC VAM-1B

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1878-CC VAM-1B Line in IB

Discovered by Leonard Hinckley, February 1974.
1B(revised) II 1 ∙ B1g (Line in IB) I-2 R-4
Obverse II 1 – Slanted die scratches in top of I and bottom of B in Liberty. Die chips at top and bottom inside of left 8 lower loop. (Also occurs VAM 29)
Reverse B1g – Normal die of 1878 P Type B1 with a long center arrow shaft. Medium mint marks, II CC, at medium height with die chips in center of both CC's. Die marker - Curved die scratch in top of first wreath leaf cluster.

Emission Sequence
Obverse: 1B, 29
Reverse: 1B

Comments:

  1. There are two die gouges in LIBERTY, one at the top of the I and one at the bottom right of the B. This variety is easy to detect under standard magnification and can be found in mint state from the GSA hoard.
  2. The VAM-1B obverse paired with the exact reverse of VAM 20 is assigned VAM 29.

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== Secondary Pick-ups ==

Full Coin Photos

2 Sets Full Coin VAM 1B Images ©Heritage Auctions, used with permission. Attributed by ANACS ANACS LOGO3.jpg

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