1878-S VAM-1I Gouges Bottom of Eagle's Left Wing

Discovered by Brian Raines, October 22, 2007.

1I II 1 B2a (Gouges Bottom of Eagle's Left Wing) (184) I-3 R-6
Obverse II 1 - Over polished nostril. Fourth right star left point slightly shallow. Die Marker - Diagonal die scratch back of nostril. Clash mark at eyelid, die gouge back of cap, die scratch between wheat leaf and cotton leaf.
Reverse B2a - Three long diagonal die gouges at bottom left of eagle's left wing. R in Trust not broken. III S mint mark set slightly left at normal height.

Comments:
1- Same obverse as VAMS 72, 59, 1i, 18, then 18A .
1878 S Vam 1i is the first use of the B-2 Rev.

LVA Plate Photos:
Not in Big Book
TRAVISBICKLE821878SVAM1iPLATEX.jpg

Additional photos
1878-S-V1i-LEWIS-COMPS-2.jpg

2ND Specimen by BJV
jv 1878 s obv nose v1i 11-5-16.jpg
jv 1878 s rev wing v1i 11-5-16.jpg
jv 1878 s rev mm v1i 11-5-16.jpg


Price History:

Condition Census:
As of 5/2017
ANACS 50 attributed
PCGS 40
SEG 15
PCGS 10
ANACS 10
ANACS 8 discovery

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-1I
MS
2
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-1I
MS
3
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-1I
MS
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-1I
MS

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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