1878-S VAM-85 Doubled Eyelid, Engraved Wing Feather

Discovered by Brian Raines, September 2003.

This coin is a Top 30 1878-S Variety.

85 II 35 · B2k (Doubled Eyelid, Engraved Wing Feather) ( ? ) I-3 R-5
Obverse II 35– Doubling below eyelid and top part of eye socket.
Reverse B2k– Feather engraved between eagle’s right wing and leg. Engraved bars between eagle’s right wing and body plus engraved patch in middle of eagle’s right wing on earlier die states. R in Trust not broken.

Comments:
1- Reverse also paired with 1878-S VAM-8.

Threads:

LVA Plate Photo:
1878-S_VAM-85_Dbld_Eyelid.jpg

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Condition Census:

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Variety
Designation
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1-3
4-6
8-10
12-15
20-35
40-45
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66
67
68
69
70
PCGS
VAM-85
MS
2
0
0
0
0
0
0








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0
0
ANACS
VAM-
MS

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0
0
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0
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0
0
NGC
VAM-
MS

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