1878-S VAM-48 Engraved Wing Feather, Acid Treated Eagle, S Tilted Right

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, April 1981.Revised 2012.

48(revised) II 1 · B2af (Engraved Wing Feather, Acid Treated Eagle, S Tilted Right) (184) I-4 R-4
Obverse II 1– Slight doubling of B in PLURIBUS at bottom, edge of forehead, front of hair and top of Phrygian cap. Shallow over polished ear.
Fourth right star broken.
Reverse B2af– Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. R in Trust partially broken with triangle on arm. III S mint mark set slightly high with slight tilt to right. Diagonal die scratch right of wreath bow. Acid treated areas at eagle's left and right wing-body junction, middle of eagle's right wing, upper and lower tail feathers and upper arrow feather. (Also VAMs 84 & 91.)

Comments:
1- VAM's 48, VAM-84, VAM-91, 91A, all share the same reverse die

LVA Plate Photos:
1878-S_VAM-48_Eng_Wing_Feather.jpg1878%20S%20VAM%2048%20Scratch%20Bow.jpg
1878%20S%20VAM%2048%20Eng%20Wing%20Feather1.jpg1878-S_VAM-48_Dbld_B.jpg

Additional photos:
NESVT20120517_1878S_48_04.JPGNESVT20120517_1878S_48_02.JPG
NESVT20120517_1878S_48_05.JPGNESVT20120517_1878S_48_08.JPG
NESVT20120517_1878S_48_09.JPG NESVT20120517_1878S_48_01.JPG

2 Sets of Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-48 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg
1878-S_RonH_VAM-48_OBV.jpg
1878-S_RonH_VAM-48_REV.jpg
1878-S_RonH_VAM-48_OBV_1.jpg
1878-S_RonH_VAM-48_REV_1.jpg


Price History:

Condition Census: 2/2014
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-48
MS
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-48
MS
40
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
4
8
2
2
10
6
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ICG
VAM-48
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
VSS
VAM-48
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCI
VAM-48
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-48
MS
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
5
0
0
0
0
0
0


Total
51
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