Rmg 1878S 022118

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1878-S VAM-8A Engraved Wing Feather, Rusted Die Wings

Discovered by Michael Ash, March 2006.
This coin is a Top 30 1878-S Variety.
8A II 1 · B2k (Engraved Wing Feather, Rusted Die Wings) (184) I-4 R-5
Reverse B2k– Raised dots from rusted die on eagle’s wings with some splotches on eagle’s left wing.

Comments:
1. There is a pronounce engraved patch in the upper center of the right wing. The wings have overpolished spots and noticeable die scratches. The entire reverse has dense die polish hairlines all over the fields.
2. Same obverse die as VAM 8 Die 1 and VAM 47 Die 1.

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LVA Plate Photos:

1878 S VAM 8A Die Chip on E.jpg 1878-S VAM-8 Eng Wing Feather.jpg
1878-S VAM-8 Rusted Die Wing.jpg

Posted coin Comments:

  • Large chip on the E !!
  • Light toning.
  • Broken 4th right Star.
  • Collaboration by: SD Members.

More Photos @ http://www.silverdye.us/wiki/Main/SaFr1878V8ARMG022118

Diagnostic Photographs

1878-S VAM-8A (184) I-4 R-5
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