1878-S VAM-92 Doubled Ear & Eyelid, Doubled D, Vertical Polishing Lines Wing

Discovered by Larry Briggs, July 2004.

92 II 27 · B2az (Doubled Ear & Eyelid, Doubled D, Vertical Polishing Lines Wing) (185) I-2 R-6
Obverse II 27– Slightly doubled ear on right inside and eyelid below front. Fine line thru top of IB in LIBERTY to left wheat leaf. Fourth right star broken.
Reverse B2az– D in DOLLAR doubled at left top outside and at left and right bottom outside. R in Trust not broken. Similar to VAM 17 but different die. Heavy vertical polishing lines in eagle’s right wing next too leg. Later die state polishing removed upper lines.

Comments:
1- VAM-66 has the same obverse.

LVA Plate Photo: VAM-92 in the 78 S Guide
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Additional photos:
Line through I B in LIBERTY
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Ear
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Late Die State
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Eye slightly Doubled, clear with no spikes
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Die Gouge Tail Feathers (between 1st & 2nd Feathers)
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