1879-S VAM-99

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1879-S VAM-99

Discovery 2017 (Brian Raines)
Revised June 2017
99 (revised) III2 50 · C3y (Doubled 9 & Cap Top, High S, Engraved Wreath Leaves) (185) 1-3 R-6
Obverse III2 1– Slightly doubled 9 at left outside of upper loop and left inside of lower loop. Slightly doubled Phrygian cap top.
Die marker Heavy diagonal die polishing at left and below ear lobe.
Reverse C3y– Same reverse as VAM-29 but earlier die state. Develops die chip at tip of eagle's left wing and later one at tip of eagle's right wing.

LVA Plate Photos

LVA Plate 1879-S VAM-99.jpg

Additional Photos

Later die state with die chips at both tip of eagle's wing.
NM1879-S VAM-99 Date.jpg
NM1879-S VAM-99 Ear-Polishing.jpg

Single diagonal polishing line inside R of LIBERTY

Die scratch behind nostril
NM1879-S VAM-99 Nose-Die-Scratch1.jpg

NM1879-S VAM-99 LLA.jpg
NM1879-S VAM-99 MintMark.jpg
NM1879-S VAM-99 Chip-LeftWing.jpg
NM1879-S VAM-99 Chip-RightWing.jpg