1878-S VAM-58 Long Nock Reverse, S Set High

Discovered by Jeff Oxman,April 1995.

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM. This coin is a Top 30 1878-S Variety as well as a 2011 Roberts 11.

58 II 25 · B1c (Long Center Arrow Feather, S Set High) ( ? ) I-5 R-7
Obverse 25– Thick spike just below eyelid in front of eye. Slight doubling inside inner ear.
Reverse B1c– Small III S mint mark set high, slightly to left and upright.

Comments:
1- The VAM-58 is one of the easier long nocks to attribute. It has a massive eye spike like no other long nock VAM.
2- Long Nocks include VAM-26, VAM-27, VAM-56, VAM-57, VAM-58, VAM-59, VAM-60, VAM-62, and VAM-72.

Threads:
1- http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/63814340

LVA Plate Photo:
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Additional photos:
Once you've seen this spike, you can't mis-attribute this coin!
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The S mint mark is set high and left.
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And of course, VAM-58 is a Long Nock VAM with the center of the arrow being longer in the back than most common 1878-S coins.
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Large Full Coin Photo Copyrighted© Images of VAM-58 on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage AuctionsKevinslack

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Large Full Coin Photo Copyrighted© Images of VAM-58 on loan to VAMworld courtesy of a nutty squirrel
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Price History:

1878 s vam 58 LDS raw unnattributed AU now in a PCGS 50 holder June/2012
AU53 sold BUY NOW $910.00 12/29/2017 by Markds1 (ebay user id markds417)

Condition Census:


4/2018
TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
0
1
2
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-58
MS
63
0
0
0
1
4
4
6
3
5
4
7
3
6
7
4
6
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-58
MS
42
0
0
0
2
1
1
4
4
7
4
5
0
4
4
1
3
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-58
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
0
ICG
VAM-58
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
0
VSS
VAM-58
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
0
PCI
VAM-58
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
0
NGC
VAM-58
MS
17
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
9
0
2
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


Total
122

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