1878-S VAM-16 Die Scratch on Wing, Engraved Wing Feather

Discovered by Guy Messing, May 1973.

This is a Top 30 1878-S Die Variety.

16 II 12- B2o (Die Scratch on Wing, Engraved Wing Feather) (184) I-2 R-4
Obverse II 12- E PLURIB letters in motto doubled on right side and some on bottom. 18-8 doubled slightly on bottom.
Number 3 stars on right and left doubled. LIBERTY doubled slightly to left.
Reverse B2o- Vertical scratch through lower part of eagle's right wing. R in TRUST not Broken.

Comments:
1- Formerly VAM-1A
2- Reverse class B2o also used for VAM-28.and VAM-20

Threads:

LVA Plate Photos:
1878-S_VAM-16_Line_in_Wing.jpg1878-S_VAM-16_Dbld_E_PLURIB.jpg



1878-S_VAM-16_Dbld_Motto.jpg





















1878-S_VAM_16_Die_Chip_Eagle's_Breast.jpg



Additional photos:
1878_S_NGCMS63_BHJ_EC4-tile.jpg
1878-S_VAM28ewfCC-vert.jpg

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-16 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg
1878-S_RonH_VAM-16_OBV_3.jpg
1878-S_RonH_VAM-16_REV_3.jpg

Large Full Coin © VAM-16 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions
1878-S_RonH_VAM-16_REV_08072013.jpg
1878-S_RonH_VAM-16_OBV_08072013.jpg


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PCGS
VAM-
MS

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

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

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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
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ICG
VAM-
MS

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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
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VSS
VAM-
MS

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0
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0
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0
0
0
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0
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0
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0
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0
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0
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PCI
VAM-
MS

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0
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0
0
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0
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0
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NGC
VAM-
MS

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Original Thumb Plates do not remove
1878-S_VAM-16_Dbld_E_PLURIB.jpg

1878-S_VAM-16_Dbld_Motto.jpg

1878-S_VAM-16_Line_in_Wing.jpg

1878-S_VAM_16_Die_Chip_Eagle's_Breast.jpg


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