1878-CC VAM-2B Doubled LIBERTY, Die Chips Eyelid & Forehead, Chips in CC

Discovered by Leonard Hinckley February 1974.

2B(revised) II 2 · B1c (Doubled LIBERTY, Die Chips Eyelid & Forehead, Chips in CC) ( ? ) I-2 R-5
Obverse II 2– Die chip on front of forehead and on top of eyelid. Tiny die chip at right of wheat leaves.
Reverse B1c - Closely spaced I CC mint marks with die chips inside both CC's. Slightly doubled base of D in DOLLAR.

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No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
The 'spiked wheat leaf' is unique to this exact obverse. It is shared with the VAM 14A and VAM 27 marriages,
but VAM 2B is the only one paired with a long nock reverse.
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MDS & LDS Specimens side by side comparisons, has small displacement on the surface of the star
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2 Sets showing MDS & LDS
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-2B Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg
John Roberts is the Director of Attribution Services at ANACS, a prolific writer of coin articles for Coin World magazine and numismatic books, one of which denotes this series "A Guide to the Varieties of the 1878 Carson City Morgan Dollar". He is a longtime collector of Morgan dollar varieties and is considered an expert in attributing Morgan varieties. We're very fortunate to have him contribute in this forum as- vampicker.

MDS Specimen
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LDS Specimen Large full coin Photo coutesy of Mhomei
Keep your eyes out there may be a even later die state which would be very rare
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Here is the same coin with differences called out yellow being the same as EDS Specimens and red being different from EDS Specimens
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From Heritage's auction archives another LDS here here MDS here A MS66 here and here here




Price History:

Condition Census: 8/2013

TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
1-3
4-6
8-10
12-15
20-35
40-45
50
53
55
58
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
PCGS
VAM-2B
MS
4
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCGS
VAM-2B
MSPL
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
ICG
VAM-2B
MS
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0

0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-2B
MS
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-2B
MSPL

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-2B
MS
99
0
0
0
0
4
8
5
3
6
1
6
12
19
23
10
1
0
0
0
0
0
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