1878-P VAM-144 Doubled LIBERTY, Date & Left Stars & Ear

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965.

144 (revised) II/I 24 B2b (Doubled LIBERTY, Date & Left Stars & Ear) (180) I-3 R-4
Obverse II/I 24- All letters slightly doubled to left in LIBERTY. Slightly doubled top right of E, R has a notch at top inside of upper loop and S doubled at bottom of upper and lower serifs in E PLURIBUS. Ear slightly doubled at right inside. 3-7 left stars doubled towards rim. Date doubled with 1 slightly doubled at top right of left bottom crossbar. First 8 and 7 doubled at top outside. Second 8 doubled at left inside of upper loop and top outside of lower loop. Nostril is weak. Two small die chips on chin on some specimens.
Reverse B2b- Die over polished with areas of wing feathers and eagle's right wing missing next to leg. Partial open o in God.

Comments: The EDS of this variety is 2-sided PL. The reverse of this coin was first used in VAM 140.

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
Missing nostril:
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Over polished eagle's right wing:
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Over polished eagle's left wing:
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Liberty
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E on obverse:
ARS_1878_P_7tf_10.jpg

R of Pluribus:
ARS_1878_P_7tf_11.jpg

S of Pluribus:
ARS_1878_P_7tf_12.jpg

Doubled Ear
ARS_1878_P_7tf_13.jpg

Doubled 7th Left Star:
ARS_1878_P_7tf_14.jpg

Broken "o" in God
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Lines thru ER of LIBERTY also on surface of coronet band
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Die scratch passes under right wheat grain
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A patch of die polishing lines can be seen at the upper inside of the eagle's left (viewer's right) leg
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These few gouges in the hair curls seen on both the 144/144A could be used as PUPs even in low grade specimens.
P_G.jpg

2 Sets of Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-144 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
1878_RonH_VAM-144_OBV.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-144_REV.jpg
The set below shows a "striking" issue on the obverse and reverse with very shallow (soft} letters around the peripheral letters in the mottos.
1878_RonH_VAM-144_OBV_03062012.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-144_REV_03062012.jpg

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Price History:




Condition Census:


Variety
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
7 TF VAM-144
85
0
0
0
2
7
17
8
1
5
6
3
5
17
10
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
7 TF VAM-144A
25
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
2
0
2
7
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

(EDS) ANACS MS 61PL
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