1878-S VAM-36B Engraved Wing Feather, Die Break E

Revised 2012

This coin is a WOW! Morgan VAM.

36B (revised) II1 - B2x (Engraved Wing Feather, Die Break E) (184) I-5 R-7
Obverse II1 - Die crack from denticles in radial direction on left side of E in E PLURIBUS with displaced field below E. First obverse Die 1 with break that likely caused a change to second obverse die of VAM-36A.

Comments:
1- the Progression can be seen here 78 S V36 series Progression

Threads:

LVA Plate Photos:
1878-S_VAM_36_Eng_Wing_Feather.jpg 1878-S_VAM-36B_PLATE_9_OCT_2010.jpg

Additional photos:
A view from one of the known MS 63 coins.
1878-S_VAM_36B_Photo_1.jpg

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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-36B Images© on loan to VAMworld courtesy TeletTradeLogo14.jpg® ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg
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Price History:

Seldom seen for sale. Just two prices in VAMview archives:
1878-S
36B
63
ANACS
Jun-09
E
$100
1878-S
36B
61
ANACS
Apr-10
E
$156
A raw AU example was cherry picked at an estate sale for $38.25 in Setember 2012. This coin will take the count to 13 ANACS attributed examples in 2012.


Condition Census:

Neither PCGS nor NGC attributes this variety, but a PCGS MS65 was inspected/verified 1/03/11
Markinsd found a PCGS MS66 3/13/11

5/2017
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-36B
MS
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
4
2
2
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-36B
MS
36
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
2
2
9
8
11
1
0
0
0
0
0
0

VAM-36B
MS
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ICG
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
0
VSS
VAM-36B
MS
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
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
0
NGC
VAM-36B
MS
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0


Total
54


as of 9/2012
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-36B
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0









1
1
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-36B
MS
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
1



3
3
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-36B
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0







1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
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