1878-P VAM-44A 3 TF, Clashed Obverse n & st, Reverse M

Discovered August 2003 by Mark Kimpton. Revision January 2004 by Mark Kimpton and again October 2004 by Leroy Van Allen

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM as well as a 2011 John Roberts 11.
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44A(revised) II/I 37 · B/Ad (3 TF, Clashed Obverse n & st, Reverse M) (179) I-5 R-7
Obverse II/I 37– Clashed die with partial incuse n of In from reverse showing next to Liberty head neck and partial incuse st of Trust from reverse showing in right hair vee of lower hair edge.
Reverse B/Ad– Clashed die with raised designer’s initial M from obverse showing above d of God.
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Comments: Same Doubled eagle's legs and doubled obverse as 1878-P VAM-44. VAM-44A adds clashing, and there is some debate about whether VAM-44A is actually more common than VAM-44, and which variety should be priced higher.

LVA Plate Photos:
1878-P_VAM-44A_Clashed_n.jpg1878-P_VAM-44A_Clashed_M.jpg

Additional photos:
Closeup of the radial die crack. The die crack eventually splits and forms a Y in front of LIBERTY's face.
VAM-44_LDS_crack.jpeg

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-44A LDS (Late Die State) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions

1878_RonH_VAM-44A_OBV_COIN_122302013.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-44A_REV_COIN_122302013.jpg
The following are the same coin with High Resolution photos:
1878_RonH_VAM-44A_OBV_PLATE_122302013.jpg
1878_RonH_VAM-44A_REV_PLATE_122302013.jpg





Price History:


1878 VAM-44A AU58 Heritage $4993.75 1/2014


Condition Census:

SEGS 53 Details Discovery

4/2017
TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
0
1
3
4
6
8
10
12
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
50
53
55
58
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
PCGS
VAM-44A
MS
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
3
3
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-44A
MS
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-44A
MS Details
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-44A
MS Details
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
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
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
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-44A
MS Details
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


Total
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