1878-P VAM-22A Doubled LIBERTY, Clashed Obverse n & t

Discovered by C. Logan McKechnie September 2003. Revision October 2004 by Mark Kimpton

This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM

22A II/I 6 · A2/A1e (Doubled LIBERTY, Clashed Obverse n & t) (180) I-3 R-5
Obverse II/I 6-- Clashed die with partial incuse n of In from reverse showing next to Liberty head neck and partial incuse t of Trust from reverse showing in right hair vee of lower hair edge.

Comments:
1 - All VAM 22s are clashed from a VAM 80 reverse die, and are therefore either VAM 22A or VAM 22B.

Threads:
http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/68805934

LVA Plate Photos:
1878-P_VAM-22A_LVA_PLATES.jpg

Additional photos:
Reverse of a VAM-22A specimen:
1878-P_VAM_22a_reverse.jpg
1878-P_VAM_22a_reverse_CRACKS.jpg

There is a die state for the 78-P VAM-22A that shows great strike-thru grease features on the obverse neck and/or jaw. If you look at enough examples of this VAM, you will soon run across one. Leroy has examined one and indeed called it a strike-thru grease variety. Examination of multiple examples show different patterns in the strike-thru, which may help confirm this theory.

Please disregard the large bag mark in the center of the strike-thru feature on this example, which seems to have come from a hit from the denticles of another coin. Just note the grease strike-thru. See second set of Full Coin Photos below.
1878-P_VAM-22_strike_thru_grease.jpg1878-P_VAM-22_strike_thru_grease_ANACS.jpg

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-22A Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-22A_NoStrikeThru_OBV_05052011.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-22A_NoStrikeThru_REV_05052011.jpg

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-22A (Strike-thru-Grease) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-22A_OBV_Strike-thru_Grease_04022011.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-22A_REV_Strike-thru_Grease_04022011.jpg
From Heritage's auction archives another here


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Condition Census:

See also 1878-P VAM-22
PCGS MS64


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-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ICG
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
VSS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
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-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


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