1878-P VAM-131A Die Chip in Hair
131A (revised) II 2 B2a (Die Chip in Hair) (194) I-2 R-5
Obverse II 2 – Die chip in hair below BE in LIBERTY on late die states. Thin die scratch in front of die chip down to forehead. Thin long horizontal die scratches from bottom of eye front, eye socket and nostril. Worm-like die scratch thru Y in LIBERTY. Heavy vertical die scratch in space between curls behind neck.
1. Additional chips on lower rear phrygian cap
LVA Plate Photos:
Die chip in hair.
Die chip in the upper areas of the eye. Two parallel die scratches in the lower eye area.
Die scratch through Y of LIBERTY
Polish inside the numerals of the date.
Broken 4th right star.
Short nock, 1878 reverse of 78, wing feather polished almost away. Full/unbroken R in TRUST, Closed / unbroken O of GOD
Full Coin Photos
2 Sets of Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-131A Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions]ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler