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
- 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.
- The VAM-1B obverse paired with the exact reverse of VAM 20 is assigned VAM 29.
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