1879-S VAM-54

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1879-S VAM-54 Doubled 9, S/S Right

Discovered by Paul Pierce, April 2002. Revision August 2008 by Sentry02 and May 2010 By Terry Wallace
54 (revised) III2 3 · C3f (Doubled 9, S/S Right) (185) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 3 9 in date doubled on left side. On some specimens, 8 has spike of metal on left side between loops.Open 9 variety.
VAM 54 is revised to eliminate die chips below 18 and added to VAM 15 description.
Reverse C3f Filled IV S mint mark with top serif doubled on lower right side and slightly at very bottom.
Comments:
1- This obverse die was used on VAM-3, VAM-14, VAM-16, VAM-16A, VAM-16B and VAM-54.
2- This reverse die was used on VAM-15, VAM-17, and VAM-54.

LVA Plate Photos

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Additional Photos

Date position and doubled 9:
Sentry02 1879-S VAM54-Date.jpg
Filled mint mark and location:
Sentry02 1879-S VAM54-MM.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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