1878-S VAM-83 Doubled Eagle’s Left Wing
Discovered by Calvin Cherry, February 2003.
83 II 15 · B2ax (Doubled Eagle’s Left Wing) (184) I-2 R-5
Obverse II 15 - Polished concave obverse.
Reverse B2ax– Doubled eagle’s left wing upper feathers, D in DOLLAR and top edge of eagle’s right wing. Slight doubling of In God We Trust letters to right.
Note: Typo in Supplement reads Obverse II 1. 2006 Attribution Guide lists correct Obverse II 15
1- 1878 S V83 QRG Available
VAM 83 has the II15 Obverse and has been used for many pairings. EDS has a gouge or spike at cap vee and two gouges around the area of the small bear claw. These two gouges are key to identifying the II15 obverse in LDS coins
LVA Plate Photos:
minor doubling on Eagles right Wing
Broken 4th star
r NOT broken
Double I in R I B, tiny lateral crack forming just to the left of the upper Wheat stalk tip, B NOT BROKEN
Mint Mark set left
spike in 1st eight, doubled 7 8
Lines in Bear Claw
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-83 Images© on loan to VAMworld [courtesy] ® ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler