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1879-S VAM-18

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1879-S VAM-18 Doubled Date, S Tilted Left, Polishing Lines Liberty Head
=1879-S VAM-18Doubled Date, S Tilted Left, Polishing Lines Liberty Head=
Discovered by Leonard Hinckley, February 1974.<br />
Revised 2017 by LD Lane aka ChiefRet.<br />
'''18 (revised) III2 9 ∙ C3b (Doubled Date, S Tilted Left, Polishing Lines Liberty Head) (183) I-2 R-4'''<br />
'''Obverse III2 9''' '''–''' Doubled date with 1 at top left as two notches, 8 at left inside and bottom right outside, 7 below upper crossbar, and 9 at left outside of both loops. Beveled field polishing at neck-jaw junction, lips, ribbon right end and cap fold junction. Extensive die polishing lines on Liberty head. <br /> ''Die marker'' - Heavy die polishing lines at upper hair curl.<br /> 
'''Reverse C3b –''' Centered IV S mint mark tilted to left.<br />
''Die marker'' - Die polishing lines at wing-neck gap.<br />
 '''Comments:''' <br />'''1-.''' This obverse die was used on [[1879-S VAM-17|VAM-17]], [[1879-S VAM-18|VAM-18]], and [[1879-S VAM-18A|VAM-18A]]<br />'''2.''' SOME LDS specimens show a Note: This reverse die chip at 8 left side was used on VAMs 18,27,38,85 & 22.<br /> -3.-The Reverse Die use sequence is VAM-38, followed by VAM-27 ,then VAM-18/18A and "lastly" VAM-85.<br /> '''Threads:''' <br />'''1.''' [http://www.vamworld.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=5488 Photos added to VAM page] <br /> = LVA Plate Photos : =Click on each photo to enlarge it, then click the back arrow to return. <br /><gallery mode="packed" widths=250px heights=250px perrow=4>[[image:1879-S_VAM-18_Dbld_Date.jpg]] [[image:1879-S_VAM-18_ldl_diemarker_Polishinglines_upperhaircurl1.jpg |400px]]<br />[[image:1879-S_VAM-18_ldl_bevelfield_lips1.jpg |400px]] [[image:1879-S_VAM-18_ldl_diemarker_Polishinglines_wing_neckgap1.jpg |400px]]</gallery> = Additional Photos: =Click on each photo to enlarge it, then click the back arrow to return. <br /><gallery mode="packed" widths= Additional Photos 250px heights=250px perrow=4>RBF1879-SV22-1 in the date doubled at top right.jpgRBF1879-SV22-2.jpgRBF1879-SV22-3.jpgRBF1879-SV22-4.jpgRBF1879-SV22-5.jpgRBF1879-SV22-6.jpgRBF1879-SV22-7.jpgRBF1879-SV22-8.jpgRBF1879-SV22-9.jpgRBF1879-SV22-10.jpg<br /gallery> =Full Coin Photos =<gallery mode="slideshow">[[image:1879_s_vam_18_1_dateRBF1879-SV22-1LGobv.jpgRBF1879-SV22-1LGrev.JPG]]jpg<br /gallery>
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