878-S VAM-46 Engraved Wing Feather, Worm-Eye Die Scratch

Discovered by Martin Field, October 1980.

46(revised) II 1 · B2i (Engraved Wing Feather, Worm-Eye Die Scratch) (184) I-2 R-5
Obverse II 1– Thin worm-like die scratch behind eye and couple small die chips on cheek in front of ear. Small die gouge on top of the front of eyelid. Same die as VAM-52.
Reverse B2i– Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. R in Trust broken.

Comments:
1- The reverse shares the same die as VAM-5 and VAM-7 which have the R in TRUST broken and a uniquely engraved wing feather where it attaches to the body.
2- Obverse is Same die as VAM-52.

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LVA Plate Photos:
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Additional photos:
Broken R of TRUST
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Engraved wing feather
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Break just starting to form so these 2 coins would still be VAM-46 NOT vam-46A
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-46 Images© on loan to VAMworld courtesy SB_18_logo.png® ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg

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