1878-S VAM-37 Doubled UNUM, Engraved Wing Feather, S/S Left

Discovered by David DeRuiter, November 1979.

37(revised) II 41 · B2y (Doubled UNUM, Engraved Wing Feather, S/S Left) (184) I-2 R-4
Obverse II 41– Slightly doubled US UNUM towards rim, Phrygian cap top, right wheat leaf, front edge of hair and front of LIBERTY band. Fourth right star broken. Die marker - Small curved gouge line at lower left side of lower cotton leaf.
Reverse B2y– Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. III S mint mark re-punched with short diagonal line at top middle inside of upper loop and curved line within lower loop. R in Trust partially broken. Eagle’s left wing slightly over polished in center.

Comments:
1- Same reverse die as VAM-23.

LVA Plate Photos:
1878-S_VAM-37_Dbld_Motto.jpg1878-S_VAM-37_Dbld_Motto1.jpg
1878-S_VAM-37_Eng_Wing_Feather.jpg1878-S_VAM-37_Polishing_Lines.jpg

Additional photos:
Small die crack below 2nd 8
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Feedfinger marks
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Die marker - Small curved gouge line at lower left side of lower cotton leaf. See 2nd photo below
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VAM-37 NGC MS-67 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy Heritage Auctions at their 2010 September Long Beach, US Coin AuctionATTRIBUTED BY Mitch Hill
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1878-S_RonH_VAM-37_REV_04022013.jpg


Price History:

1878-S VAM-37 SEGS MS62 eBay $40.88 1-02-2010

Condition Census:

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