1878-P VAM-14.13 Doubled Eyelid

Discovered October 1996 by Michael Fey

14-13 I113 · A1n (Bar Eyelid) (189) I-3 R-7
Obverse I113– Extra metal in front of eye as thick bar just below front of eyelid. Date tripled with 1 slightly tripled at lower left outside and top inside of upper loop. 7 slightly tripled below crossbar and doubled at top right. Right 8 upper loop slightly tripled at lower left outside. All right stars very slightly doubled towards rim.
REVERSE: vam 14.13 shares its reverse with vam 14.9 and vam 14.16

Comments: The VAM-14.13 is one of the terribly rare 8 tailfeather varieties. The reverse is an A1n design shared by VAM 14.9 and VAM 14.16, all rare VAMs. This reverse is characterized by a unique tailfeather design and a small die scratch inside the lower part of the N of UNITED.

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
1878p_vam14_13_m.jpg1878p_vam14_13_o.jpg

Die scratch inside the N of UNITED indicating an A1n reverse:
1878p_vam14_13_j.jpg
Combined picture of the reverse feathers:
1878p_vam14_13_f.jpg

The obverse has this distinctive gouge below the eyelid.
1878p_vam14_13_b.jpg

There is faint tripling of the date observable at the top inside of the 8s. It is often hard to see this feature on worn specimens.
1878p_vam14_13_q.jpg

A die scratch by the cotton leaf may be easier to see on circulated coins.
1878p_vam14_13_s.jpg
Another diagnostic die scratch is located in the wheat leaves.
1878p_vam14_13_w.jpg


Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-14.13 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
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1878_RonH_VAM-14.13_REV_06232016.jpg






Price History:

1878-P 8TF VAM-14.13 PCGS Genuine $1326.00 eBay 03/13/2010


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
Date
PCGS
8 TF VAM-14.13
MS
11
0
0
0
0
3
6
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5/2010
PCGS
8 TF VAM-14.13
MSPL
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5/2010
NGC
8 TF VAM-14.13
MS
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5/2010
NGC
8 TF VAM-14.13
MSPL
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5/2010
ANACS
8 TF VAM-14.13
MS
23
0
1
1
0
2
13
3
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5/2010


Total
38
NGC Population for 1878-P VAM-14.13 in MS
NGC Population for 1878-P VAM-14.13 in Prooflike
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