1878-P VAM-111

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1878-P VAM-111 Dropped R

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965. Obverse discovered by Neil Shaffer, November 1964.
111 II/I 13 B2a (Dropped R) (193) I-2 R-4
Obverse II/I 13 - Slightly doubled LIBERTY (L, I, and B only). Doubled U and R in PLURIBUS, with the R dropped down. Doubled 7 star on left and 1 star on right.
Die markers– Long die scratch from the outer point of the second (counting from the bottom) cotton leaf thru the right side of the lowest cotton leaf that further extends down to the cap band.



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R is strongly doubled at the bottom and show a dropped down section on to lower right base.
1878 rev78 R.jpg
Doubled first U in PLURIBUS
Dropped R in Pluribus
Die scratch
1878-P VAM-111 Die Scratch.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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