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1879-S VAM-1E

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=1879-S VAM-1E=
Discovery September, 2010 by Brian Raines.<br />Revised 2017<br , 11/>2018<br />'''1E (revised) III2 I - C3a (A''''''cid Acid Treated Obverse _ & Reverse Dies'''''') (183) I-3 R-5'''<br />'''Obverse III2 I -''' Over polished lower hair with small slightly smooth tops and rough edges from acid treatment at designer's initial M, two gaps about 7 and lower right hair vee to fill in missing hair from die over polishing. Raised dots on Liberty head from rusted die. (Same die as VAM-94 but earlier die state before re-basining. Weakly struck stars and date so 9 doesn't show slight doubling.)<br />'''Reverse C3a''' - Acid treated leaves in left wreath above left star, U, _ & NI of UNITED.<br /><br />'''Comments:'''<br />'''1 - .''' LVA wouldn't list over polished reverse saying it was too minor.<br />'''2 - .''' Reverse top arrowhead broken and top olive leave misshaped due to over polish. Tail feathers shallow but complete.<br />'''3.''' Same Obverse die as [[1879-S VAM-94]] but earlier die state.<br />'''4.''' Same Reverse die as [[1879-S VAM-92]] but earlier die state.<br /> '''Threads:''' <br />'''1.''' [ Thread and letter from LVA] <br /> = LVA Plate Photos =: =
[[image:TRAVISBICKLE8279SV1EPLATE.jpg]]<br />
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=Additional Photos: == Additional Full Coin Photos =<gallery mode="slideshow">[[image:nm_1879-s_vam-1e_obv.jpg |900px]]<br /><br />[[image:nm_1879-s_vam-1e_rev.jpg |900px]]<br /gallery><br />
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