1878-P VAM-14

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1878-P VAM-14 Chip In Ear

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, April 1973.
14 I12 A1j (Doubled Motto) (193) I-2 R-4 (R-6???)
Reverse A1j - Strong doubling of ONE, UNITED, STATES, OF, and IN GOD WE TRUST. Slight doubling of M, E, I, and A in AMERICA, D, O, and R in DOLLAR, right star and wreath. Two small feathers added on eagle's right and one small and one long on eagle's left side between leg and bottom of wing.

Comments:
1. Die Chip in ear.

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LVA Plate Photos:

Additional Photos:

Reverse engraved tailfeathers between lower wing and body:
1878-P VAM-14 reverse.jpg
The die chip in the ear on this particular specimen is not as pronounced as often seen:
1878-P VAM-14 ear closeup.JPG
Obverse die scratches:
1878-P VAM-14 obv die scratches.jpg
Date placement for reference:
1878-P VAM-14 date placement.jpg
2nd Specimen
NESVT1 1878P 14 3.JPG
NESVT1 1878P 14 2.JPG NESVT1 1878P 14 1.JPG

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-14 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Bowers & Merena Auctions]ATTRIBUTED BYVariety Slabbing Service.jpg

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