1878-P VAM-132 Missing Nostril (Skunk Cheek)

Discovered by Bill Fivaz, April 1973. Revised 2009.

132(revised) II3 - B2a (Missing Nostril) (180) I-2 R-4
Obverse II 3 - Same as II 2 but die has been over polished so that the nostril is missing. Different die than 1878-P VAM-190, but several dies exist.
Die 1 marker- Curvy die scratch at back of cap above ribbon and slightly doubled bottom of E.
Reverse B2a - Die 1 marker- Fine horizontal polishing lines in wreath bow.

Comments:
1- Coins with the missing nostril, broken 4th star point, and B2 doubled motto reverse are 1878-P VAM-190.

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LVA Plate Photo:
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Additional photos:
Die 1 Marker
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-132 Die #1 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-132 Die #1 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Bowers & Merena Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg
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Condition Census: PCGS MS64, "Skunk Cheek".
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