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1878-P VAM-14.17

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1878-P VAM-14-17 Doubled Date and Hair
=1878-P VAM-14-17 Doubled Date and Hair=
Discovered by Michael Fey, July 1998.<br />
'''14-17 I116 · A1c (Doubled Date and Hair) (189) I-3 R-7 (R-9??)'''<br />
'''Obverse I116–''' Doubled bottom edge of lower hair strands'''.''' Left side of first four right stars and first three left stars slightly doubled'''.''' Doubled date with 1 doubled below upper cross bar''',''' first 8 doubled at top inside and lower left outside of upper loop'''.''' Upper right of 7 doubled'''.''' Top inside of both loops and lower left outside of upper loop of second 8 is doubled'''. <br />
''Die makers-'' die chip at top right inside of Liberty's ear. Dot of metal in front of Liberty's eye.<br />
'''Comments:''' <br />
'''1.''' The VAM-14.17 is an extreme ultra rarity with perhaps 5 or 6 known. It is among the most difficult of all the ultra-rare 8 tail feather coins to locate.(R-9??)<br />
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