1878-P VAM-186B

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1878-P VAM-186B Broken R, Very Over Polished Wing

Discovered March 2006 by Clayton Christiansen
186B II 2 • B2c (Broken R, Very Over Polished Wing) ( ? ) I-3 R-5
Obverse II 2– Some raised die chips in lower loop of first 8.
Reverse B2c– Eagle’s left wing very over polished with missing feathers in center and lower inside.

1. VAM 186B is very easy to find in au up to the lower ms grades,scarce in ms63, rare in 64 or better.
2. The KEY diagnostic for this VAM is the Over Polished wing.
4. Eagles right wing is polished in center and inside feather next to leg is almost gone.
5. Broken R,open o (god).


LVA Plate Photos:

1878-P VAM-186B Overpolished Wing.jpg 1878-P VAM-186B Die Chips 8.jpg

Additional Photos:

Die scratch above LIB
Die chips inside 8

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Full Coin Photos

2 Sets of Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-186B Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS LOGO3.jpg

Discovery coin is ANACS MS 64