1878-P VAM-122 Double Motto and First Right Star, Alligator Eye

Discovered by Guy Messing, July 1976.

This coin is a Top 30 1878 Variety

122 II/I 36 B2a ( Doubled Motto and First Right Star, Alligator Eye) (194) I-4 R-4
Obverse II/I 36 - Type 1 LIBERTY doubled slightly to left. Type II ear. Motto letters all doubled with PLURI particularly strong. All left stars doubled slightly on left side. Doubled 1, 4, 5, and 6 rightstars with large shift on number one. Doubled eye front and Phrygian cap top. Key identifier - Doubled eye front.

Comments:

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
First star on right has a large shift. .
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Doubled eyelid and eye
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X scratch on eagles left wing.
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dbl_cap.jpg double cap.
Dbl-eyelid.jpg double eyelid & eye.
Dbl-left-cotton.jpg double cotton boll.
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-122 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg


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Price History:

1878 7TF 122 53 ANACS Aug-05 E $325
1878 7TF 122 53 ANACS Jun-06 PP $250
1878 7TF 122 50 ANACS Apr-06 E $91
1878 7TF 122 50 ANACS Mar-08 H $42
1878 7TF 122 45 ANACS Jun-07 PP $153
1878 7TF 122 40 ANACS Apr-08 CS $150



Condition Census:


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-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0






1
0

0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS 1/2013
VAM-122
MS
49
0
0
0
4
7
18
12
4
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0


1



1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
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