1878-S VAM-83 Doubled Eagle’s Left Wing

Discovered by Calvin Cherry, February 2003.

83 II 15 · B2ax (Doubled Eagle’s Left Wing) (184) I-2 R-5
Obverse II 15 - Polished concave obverse.
Reverse B2ax– Doubled eagle’s left wing upper feathers, D in DOLLAR and top edge of eagle’s right wing. Slight doubling of In God We Trust letters to right.

Note: Typo in Supplement reads Obverse II 1. 2006 Attribution Guide lists correct Obverse II 15

Comments:
1- 1878 S V83 QRG Available
VAM 83 has the II15 Obverse and has been used for many pairings. EDS has a gouge or spike at cap vee and two gouges around the area of the small bear claw. These two gouges are key to identifying the II15 obverse in LDS coins

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LVA Plate Photos:
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Additional photos:
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minor doubling on Eagles right Wing
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tbi_78s_v83wing (2).JPG


Broken 4th star
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r NOT broken
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Double I in R I B, tiny lateral crack forming just to the left of the upper Wheat stalk tip, B NOT BROKEN
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Mint Mark set left
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spike in 1st eight, doubled 7 8
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tbi_78s_v83_date.JPG


Lines in Bear Claw
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tbi_78s_v83_bear.JPG


Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-83 Images© on loan to VAMworld courtesy TeletTradeLogo14.jpg® ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
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