1878-CC VAM-9 CC Tilted Right
Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965. Revised 2007.
9 (revised) II3 - B2c (CC Tilted Right) (177) I-2 R-3 (R-4????)
Obverse II3- Point broken off star 4 on right.
Reverse B2c- Normal die of type B2 with widely spaced mint marks, III C, set high and slanted right. Some specimens show large die chips around We Tr and a long heavy polishing line from right top of O in One.
- This coin also has a line in the left side of the B in Liberty.
- Same obverse is used for VAMs 4 and 28
- Only use of this reverse die. There are several minor stages based on polishing lines, the later ones with a bold line from the wreath to the top of O in ONE.
LVA Plate Photos
Extensive polishing lines on the reverse. The O to wreath is only the strongest.
Full Coin Photos
Full Coin Images below show both the Early and Late Die Stages.
Full Coin VAM 9 Images (LDS) © Bowers & Merena Auctions, used with permission. Attributed by ANACS