1878-S VAM-16 Die Scratch on Wing, Engraved Wing Feather
Discovered by Guy Messing, May 1973.
This is a Top 30 1878-S Die Variety.
16 II 12- B2o (Die Scratch on Wing, Engraved Wing Feather) (184) I-2 R-4
Obverse II 12- E PLURIB letters in motto doubled on right side and some on bottom. 18-8 doubled slightly on bottom. Number 3 stars on right and left doubled. LIBERTY doubled slightly to left.
Reverse B2o- Vertical scratch through lower part of eagle's right wing. R in TRUST not Broken.
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-16 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACS