1878-S VAM-79 Doubled LIBERTY, Broken B, Engraved Wing Feather

Discovered by Calvin Cherry, November 2002.

79 II 7 · B2aj (Doubled LIBERTY, Broken B, Engraved Wing Feather) (184) I-2 R-4
Obverse II 7– Same die as for VAM 9 but not concave.
Reverse B2aj - Vertical die scratch on eagle's right wing. Same die as VAM-52.

Comments:
1- II7 Obverse is shared with VAMs 9, 21, 53
2- The broken B in PLURIBUS identifies the obverse.

Threads:

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
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The gouge is stronger on the coin than is shown in the photograph.
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The engraved area is unique.
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2 copyrighted© images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of oldcollectorcoins
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-79 Images on Loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS ANACS_LOGO3.jpg

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