1878-S VAM-56

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1878-S VAM-56 Long Center Arrow Feather, S Set High

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, August 1989.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM, This coin is a Top 30 1878-S Variety.
56(revised) II 24 · B1c (Long Center Arrow Feather, S Set High) (184) I-5 R-7
Obverse II 24– Two horizontal bars out from front of eye. L of LIBERTY slightly doubled on lower left serif.
Reverse B1c– Small III S mint mark set high, slightly to left and upright. Die marker of lower part of tail feathers between eagle’s legs missing due to curved raised metal.

Comments:
1. Other Long Nocks include VAM-26, VAM-27, VAM-57, VAM-58, VAM-59, VAM-60, VAM-62, and VAM-72.
2. Obverse II 24 also used with VAMs 56 and 62.

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LVA Plate Photos:

1878 S VAM 56 Bars Eye.jpg 1878 S VAM 56 Missing TF.jpg
1878 S VAM 56 S Set High, Left.jpg 1878 S VAM 56 Two Bars From Eye.jpg

Additional Photos:

Long-nock.jpg
Unique clash lines in the eye
1878s v56 c.jpg
Drawing of the faint clash lines
1878s v56 e.jpg
Mint mark position
1878s v56 d.jpg
Ljs-78s-re1-032015-v56-MM.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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