1878-P VAM-195 Broken D

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965.

195 II2 - B2e (Broken D) (179) I-2 R-3
Obverse II2 - The VAM-195 has a diagonal line through "B" and bottom of "I" in LIBERTY. Slightly doubled bottom of PL and left side of R (Same obverse used with VAM 131C).
4th Obverse right star is broken.
Reverse B2e - Bottom of "D" in DOLLAR completely broken. R in Trust not broken. Most have die polish lines from the arrow heads; EDS coins do not have this feature.

Comments:

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
195b.jpg195D.jpg
1878P7tf_Date.jpg
The area between the eye and the nose is heavily polished to the point where it looks hollow. The nostril is also polished to the point where it almost gone.
1878P7tf_Nose,_Eye.jpg

The D is broken:
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There is a small blob of metal on the top arrow.
1878P7tf_Arrows.jpg
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Curved die polishing line to the right of the cotton boll
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2 Sets Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-195 Images ( 2 sets of different coins ) on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions© Attributed by Ron Hagler
1878_RonH_VAM-195_OBV_1B.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-195_REV_1B.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-195_OBV_1X.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-195_REV_1X.jpg
From Heritage's auction archives another here



Price History:

1878-P VAM-195 ANACS MS63PL $184 eBay Jan-11-2016
1878-P VAM-195 ANACS MS63PL $184 eBay Nov-15-2015
1878-P VAM-195 MS62PL $58.11 eBay Jan-22-2007



Condition Census:


1/2016
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-195
MS
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-195
MS
157
0
1
0
0
4
4
5
3
7
4
6
2
11
42
47
20
1
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-195
MS DM
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-195
MS PL
23
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
19
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
VSS
VAM-
MS
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCI
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-195
MS
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
0


Total

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