1878-S VAM-20 Concave Obverse, Engraved Wing Feather

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, June 1977.

20 II15-B2o (Concave Obverse, Engraved Wing Feather) (184) I-3 R-3
Obverse II 15 - Field slightly concave, Fourth star right is broken. Die chips on surface of E.

R in TRUST is not broken.

Comments:
1- VAM's VAM-16, 20 and, VAM-28 share the same reverse classification.
2- This obverse die the II15 was used for VAM-103 Die #3, VAM-101, VAM-83, VAM-49 VAMs 103.3 and 49 are the same die pair, with an acid treatment to create the V49

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LVA Plate Photo:
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Additional photos:
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2 Sets of Large Full Coin Photos
By Mitch Hill, Coin VAM-20 Images photographed and ATTRIBUTED BY John Baumgart @ Variety_Slabbing_Service.jpg
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1878sv20-revVSSMHI.jpg

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-20 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY TBconcrete
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