1878 8 Tailfeather Guide
(Draft page starting an 8TF Guide - looking for ideas and comments)
Attribution of 8TF coins begins with a close examination of the engraved wing feathers where the wings meet the body. To start your identification, match the feathers to the reverse dies pictured below.
A1a Reverse: VAM-1
Notice the looping die scratch going from the E of ONE into the D of DOLLAR.
A1b reverse: VAM-2
A1c reverse: VAM-3,VAM-4, VAM-5, VAM-14.6, VAM-14.7,VAM-14.11,VAM-14.11,VAM-14.12, VAM-14.14,VAM-14.17,VAM-14.18 (click link to go to an A1C attribution guide)
A1d Reverse: VAM-6, VAM-7, VAM-14.5, VAM-14.8, VAM-14.19