1878-S VAM-72 Long Nock Reverse, S Tilted Left

Discovered by Larry Briggs, July 2002.

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM. This coin is a Top 30 1878-S Variety.

72 II 1 · B1h (Long Center Arrow Shaft, S Tilted Left) (186) I-5 R-7
Obverse II 1– Diagonal die chips below eyelid front. Point of fourth right star not broken.
Reverse B1h– Small III S mint mark centered and tilted slightly to left.
Die markers - diagonal polishing line to left and right of eagle’s right leg above claws.

Comments:
1- Other Long Nocks include VAM-26, VAM-27, VAM-56, VAM-57, VAM-58, VAM-59, VAM-60, and VAM-62 .

LVA Plate Photo:
1878%20S%20VAM%2072%20Die%20Chips%20Below%20Eyelid.jpg

Additional photos:
Tman_1878-S_V72_MM.jpg
1878-S-V72-4COMP.jpg

Here are several die markers from an example attributted by ANACS
faint die chips under eyelid
78s_v72_eye_small_a.jpg

mintmark tilted slightly to the left
78s_v72_mm_and_bow_small.jpg

horizontal scratch between right wreath and ribbon
78s_v72_bow_scratch_small.jpg

Die Lines in UTF
78s_v72_leg_lines_small.jpg

1878-S-VAM72-LVA-COIN-SLABS.jpg

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-72 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Mike Faraone at PCGS
1878-SVAM72-HERITAGE-OBV.jpg
1878-SVAM72-HERITAGE-REV.jpg

Price History:

Condition Census:
11/2016
ANACS 40 is now in a PCGS 45 holder
NGC 58 is now in a PCGS 58 holder
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-72
MS
14
1
1
1
2
4
2
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-72
MS
4
0
0
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
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
0
ICG
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
VSS
VAM-72
MS
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCI
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-72
MS
3
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


Total
22

9/2013
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
ANACS
VAM-72 LONG NOCK TOP 100
MS
5
0
0
1
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCGS
VAM-72 LONG NOCK TOP 100
MS
10
1
1
1
2
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-72
MS
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


TOTAL
17
*The Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys Copyright 2009 RCI. With permission from the authors Michael S. Fey, Ph.D., http://www.rcicoins.com, and Jeff Oxman, http://www.vamlink.com

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