1879-S VAM-1B Hair Ribbon
Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, September 1981.
1B III2 1 ∙ C3a (Hair Ribbon) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 1 – Normal die. Horizontal die gouge through lower hair.
Reverse C3a – Normal die.
1 - More Photos of this variety 79-S V1B Hi- Res Photos
2 - LFCP Below by OCC show a coin with a varient mm position that did not receive a separate listing. Within normal tolerance range. Large image closeup of the mm from that coin also below in image labeled "79-s v1b image z."
3 - Split into VAMs 1B1 and 1B2 in the summer of 2016 by a submission to LVA by Chris Simpson.
4 - Split into VAMs 106,107 and 107A Oct.2018 by a submission to LVA by Chris Simpson.
LVA Plate Photos
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-1B Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS
mm position within tolerance range per LVA.