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1878-P VAM-7

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1878-P VAM-7 Spiked A
=1878-P VAM-7 Spiked A=
Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965.<br />
'''7 I2 6 - A1d (Spike A) (189) I-2 R-4 (R-5???)'''<br />
'''Obverse I2 6-''' Doubled left stars, E, PLURIBUS U, and 187. A slight rotation of hub and die between blows.<br />
'''Reverse A1d-''' Die shows evidence of wearing out, with a scratch in the die causing spikes at the side of A in STATES and a filled center E in ONE. <br />
'''Comments:'''<br />
'''1.''' This is an [[8 Tailfeather Morgan|eight tailfeather]] variety. This variety shares the reverse A1d with VAMs [[1878-P VAM-6|6]], [[1878-P VAM-7|7]], [[1878-P VAM-14.5|14-5]], [[1878-P VAM-14.8|14-8]], and [[1878-P VAM-14.19|14-19]]. VAMs 6 and 7 are relatively common(R-5???), but the other three are major rarities.<br />
'''2.''' V7 does come lightly clashed and a very nicely doubled neck line<br />
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