1878-CC VAM-9 CC Tilted Right

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965. Revised 2007.

9 (revised) II3 - B2c (CC Tilted Right) (177) I-2 R-3
Obverse II3- Point broken off star 4 on right.
Reverse B2c- Normal die of type B2 with widely spaced mint marks, III C, set high and slanted right. Some specimens show large die chips around We Tr and a long heavy polishing line from right top of O in One.

Comments:
1- This coin also has a line in the left side of the B in Liberty.
2- Same obverse is used for VAMs 4 and 28
3- Only use of this reverse die. There are several minor stages based on polishing lines, the later ones with a bold line from the wreath to the top of O in ONE.

Threads:

LVA Plate Photos:
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Additional photos:
Die Polish Lines by MM
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Broken 4th star:
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Die scratch from left wreath down thru "O" in ONE on MDS and LDS specimens. Not present on EDS Specimens
Full Coin Images below show both the Early and Late Die Stages.
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Die chips in We Tr
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This VAM may be common but the highway system is fun to look at!
Another PUP for quick attribution are the extensive polishing lines on the reverse. The O to bow line is only the strongest!
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-9 (LDS) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg 1878-CC_RonH_VAM-9_OBV_1a.jpg
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-9 Images (EDS) on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Bowers & Merena Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg1878-CC_RonH_VAM-9_BM_NO_LINE_IN_O_of_ONE_OBV.jpg
1878-CC_RonH_VAM-9_BM_NO_LINE_IN_O_of_ONE_REV.jpg
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-9 Images (LDS) on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Bowers & Merena Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg1878-CC_RonH_VAM-9_OBV_BM.jpg
1878-CC_RonH_VAM-9_REV_BM.jpg

From Heritage's auction archives another here EDS here here here here here with HA plates EDS

Price History:


Condition Census:

PCGS MS 64
Apr-2010
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
ANACS VAM-9
MS
109
0
0
0
1
0
5
3
0
3
4
7
9
23
37
16
1
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS VAM-9
MSDM
24
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
12
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS VAM-9
MSPL
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0

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