1878-S VAM-52 Engraved Wing Feather, Worm-Eye Die Scratch

Discovered by Pete Bishal, December 1981.

52(revised) II 1 · B2aj (Engraved Wing Feather, Worm-Eye Die Scratch) (184) I-2 R-4
Obverse II 1– Thin worm-like die scratch behind eye and two tiny die chips in hair bun. Same die as VAM-46
Reverse B2aj– Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. R in Trust broken. Vertical die scratch on eagle's right wing. Same die as VAM-79.

Comment:
1- The obverse die is a later die state of the VAM-46 obverse die with die cracks in the cap.

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LVA Plate Photo:
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Additional photos:
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-52 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg
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