1878-S VAM-38 Engraved Wing Feather, Die Gouge Right Wing, Doubled Lower Hair & 8-8

Discovered by David DeRuiter, November 1979.

38(revised) II 32 · B2z (Engraved Wing Feather, Die Gouge Right Wing, Doubled Lower Hair & 8-8) (184) I-3 R-5
Reverse B2z– Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. R in Trust broken. Wide diagonal die gouge at top inside and lower middle of eagle’s right wing. Some specimens show die chip on F in OF.

Comments:
1- Obverse II 32 is shared with 38, 1878-S VAM-84 and 1878-S VAM-89.
2- VAM 38 and VAM-90 share the same reverse.

LVA Plate Photo:
1878-S_VAM-38_Gouge_Rt_Wing.jpg

Additional photos:
Overall date
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"R" in PLURIBUS
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"L" in PLURIBUS
ARS_1878_S_VAM38_3.jpg

"B" in PLURIBUS
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Dot in cap
ARS_1878_S_VAM38_7.jpg

Overall m/m
ARS_1878_S_VAM38_5.jpg

Engraved wing feather:
ARS_1878_S_VAM38_6.jpg

Die gouge, upper Eagle's right wing
ARS_1878_S_VAM38_9.jpg
ARS_1878_S_VAM38_8.jpg

Die chip in "F" of "OF"
ARS_1878_S_VAM38_10.jpg

Below photos courtesy of - Albannach Albannach:
DJC_1878-s_VAM38_face.jpg
DJC_1878-s_VAM38_datequad.JPG
DJC_1878-s_VAM38_BU.jpg
DJC_1878-s_VAM38_eye.JPGDJC_1878-s_VAM38_eye.JPG2.JPG
DJC_1878-s_VAM38_eye.JPG1.JPG DJC_1878-s_VAM38_eye3.JPG

DJC_1878-s_VAM38_earr.jpg DJC_1878-s_VAM38_bearpaw.jpg

DJC_1878-s_VAM38_capmarker.jpg DJC_1878-s_VAM38_dotu.jpg

DJC_1878~S_Earinside.jpg DJC_1878-s_VAM38_profile.jpg


DJC_1878-s_VAM38_LIBE.jpg DJC_1878-s_VAM38_ERTY.jpg

DJC_1878-s_VAM38_bols.JPG DJC_1878-s_VAM38_F.JPG
DJC_1878-s_VAM38_revupquad.jpg
DJC_1878-s_VAM38_revlowquad.JPG


DJC_1878-s_VAM38_EfeatUTFs.JPG DJC_1878-s_VAM38_Efeat.JPG
DJC_1878~S_Fletching.jpgDJC_1878~S_rshoulder.jpg


Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-38 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg

1878-S_RonH_VAM-38_OBV__1.jpg
1878-S_RonH_VAM-38_REV__1.jpg



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Condition Census:
As of 4/2012
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-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0









0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-38
MS
16
0
0
0
0
0
2


2
3
1

5
3

0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-38
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0






1


0
0
0
0
0
0
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