1879-S VAM-70 Open 9, Overpolished Eagle's Head
Discovery by Brian Raines, February, 2010.
70 III2 2a - C3a (Open 9, Overpolished Eagle's Head) (184) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 2a- Same obverse as VAM-4 . Slightly beveled field below 187.
Reverse C3a- Severely over polished upper reverse with very shallow eagle's head and open nostril, some disconnected leaves in left wreath and scattered heavy polish lines in fields. Die marker-Horizontal polishing lines inside and at outside left of wreath bow.
LVA Plate Photos
Beveled field below 187.
Very shallow eagle's head and open nostril.
Heavy polishing above Legend.
Disconnected leaves in left wreath above ONE.
Disconnected leaves in left wreath above UNI of UNITED.
2 copyrighted© images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of oldcollectorcoins from a coin of Brian Raines
Discovery piece: ICG ms62.(brian raines)