1878-S VAM-83

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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
Comments:
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
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LVA Plate Photos:
1878 S VAM83PLATECOMBOREV2.jpg

Additional Photos

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minor doubling on Eagles right Wing

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Broken 4th star

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r NOT broken

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Double I in R I B, tiny lateral crack forming just to the left of the upper Wheat stalk tip, B NOT BROKEN

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Mint Mark set left

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spike in 1st eight, doubled 7 8

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Lines in Bear Claw

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Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-83 Images© on loan to VAMworld [courtesy] TeletTradeLogo14.jpg® ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler