1878-P VAM-195A Broken D

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965.

195A II2 - B2e (Broken D) (179) I-2 R-3
Obverse II2- Diagonal line through R and top of T in Liberty. (Same obverse used with VAM 131B and VAM 210A)
Reverse B2e- Partially broken bottom of D of DOLLAR. R in Trust not broken.
Different die from VAM-195. Some specimens show over polishing with last three leaves disconnected from the olive branch.

Comments:
Some other Reverse die markers-
1- Gouges in the left wing and the right wing, there are either gouges or metal globs running down the front of the ear and a big metal glob inside the bottom of the ear, there are gouges running along the inside neckline into the hair, the hair at the bottom has a lot of overpolishing with major polishing lines throughout.

Threads:

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional Photos:
Disconnected leaves like the B1 Reverse
SWH_1878-P_VAM-195A_BRANCH.jpg

Partially broken D in Dollar
SWH_1878-P_VAM-195A_D_IN_DOLLAR.jpg

Right Wing Gouge - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Left Wing Gouge
RKA_1878_P_195A_rt_wing_gouge.jpg RKA_1878_P_195A_left_wing_gouge.jpg

Obverse Features and Markers
Gouge through R in Liberty
SWH_1878-P_VAM-195A_LIBERTY.jpg

Neckline Gouges - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Ear Gouges
RKA_1878_P_195A_neckline_gouges.jpg RKA_1878_P_195A_ear_gouges.jpg
1878 7th PCGSMS63 ear2.jpg1878_RonH_VAM-195A_for ear only_OBV_07242013.jpg

1878pv131bhermhiobv4432.jpg
1878pv131bhermhirev4432.jpg
Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-195A EDS (PL) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg1878_RonH_VAM_195A_PL_OBV_02122014aa.jpg1878_RonH_VAM_195A_PL_REV_02122014.jpgFull Coin Copyrighted© VAM-195A (Later Stage w/cracks) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg1878_RonH_VAM-195A_OBV_03082012.jpg1878_RonH_VAM-195A_REV_03082012.jpg
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Condition Census:

NGC Population for 18xx-x VAM-xx MS
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