1878-S VAMs


1878-S Die Marriage Chart

Official Listing
B1 Long Nock Reverses, **Attributing 1878-S Long Nock VAMs**
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-26 Long Nock Reverse, S Tilted Left (Top 100 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg(Type 1 is the first use of the B-1 REV)
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-27 Long Nock Reverse, Broken D of Dollar (Top 100 and WOW! Morgan VAM) Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-27A Long Nock Reverse, Broken D of Dollar (Top 100 and WOW! Morgan VAM) Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-56 Long Nock Reverse, S Set High (Top 100 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-57 Long Nock Reverse, S Set Left (Top 100 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-58 Long Nock Reverse, S Set High (Top 100 and 2011 Roberts 11 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-59 Long Nock Reverse, S Set Slightly Left (Top 100 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-60 Long Nock Reverse, S Set High and Left (Top 100 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-62 Long Nock Reverse, S Set Far Left (Top 100 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-72 Long Nock Reverse, S Tilted Left (Top 100 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg

Official Listing
B2 Short Nock Reverses **1878-S B2 Varieties**
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-1 Normal Die
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-1B Pitted Tail Feathers, Lines in Hair & Eagles TalonsFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-1C Die Chip R, Reverse Die Used in 1879Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg (Reinstated 2015)
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-1D1 Doubled D, Lines in Tail FeathersFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-1D2 Doubled D, Scratches in Tail Feathers, Die Break M
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-1E Die Gouges in Right Wreath
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-1G Lines in LIB & Eagle's Left Wing TipFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-1I Gouges Bottom of Eagle's Left Wing (First use of the B-2 REV)
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-2 Broken R in Trust (May Not Exist)
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-5 Tripled Eyelid, Doubled 878, Broken R reverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-6 DDO "RIB" (Hot 50 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-7 Doubled LIBERTY & Wheat Leaves, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-8 Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-8A Engraved Wing Feather, Rusted Die WingsFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-9 Doubled & Broken B, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-10 Doubled Motto (Reinstated 2016)
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1878-S VAM-11 Doubled Motto (May Not Exist)
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1878-S VAM-12 Doubled Motto (May Not Exist)
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-14 Doubled LIBERTY Left, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-15 Lines in Eagle's Wings (Compare V80 & V89 rev)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-16 Die Scratch on Wing, Engraved Wing Feather (DDO R-I-B often mistaken for VAM-6)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-17 Doubled D, Over Polished Lower ObverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-17A Doubled D, Denticle Impressions Reverse (Hit List 40 Morgan VAM) & (Elite Clashed Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-17B Doubled D, Denticle Impressions Obverse & Reverse (Hit List 40 Morgan VAM) & (Elite Clashed Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-17C Doubled D, Denticle Impressions Obverse Neck & Reverse (Hit List 40) & (Elite Clashed Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-18 "Spaghetti Wing" Die Gouges in Wings (WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-18A "Spaghetti Wing" Die Gouges in Wings, Radial Die Break Star (WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-19 Cap Band Gouge (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-19A Cap Band Gouge, Over Polished Reverse (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-19B Doubled Motto, Die Gouge Cap, Engraved Wing Feather, Clashed Obv n & s (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM) Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-20 Concave Obverse, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-21 Doubled LIBERTY Left, Broken B, Concave Obverse, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-22 Doubled Motto, S Set Left (Hot 50 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-23 Die Flakes Hair, Doubled Profile, Engraved Wing Feather, S/S LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-24 Doubled Liberty & Wheat Leaves, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1878-S VAM-25 S Set High & Right (May not exist)
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-28 Die Scratch on Wing, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-29 Tripled Liberty, Doubled Nostril & Eyelid, Sagging Jaw, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-30 Quadrupled Liberty, Doubled Nostril & Eyelid, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-30A Quadrupled LIBERTY, Doubled Nostril & Eyelid, Engraved Wing Feather, Die Break UFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-31 Tripled Liberty, Doubled Nostril & Eyelid, Sagging Jaw, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-33 Engraved Wing Feather, Doubled L-R-RU, S/S NotchesFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-33 A Engraved Wing Feather, Doubled L-R-RU, S/S Notches, Clashed Obverse stFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-34 Doubled Profile & Reverse Legend, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM34A Doubled Profile & Reverse Legend, Engraved Wing Feather, 6 sets Denticle ImpressionsFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-35 Sextupled Left Stars, Doubled Profile, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-36 "Dragon Scales" Engraved Wing Feathers (WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-36A Engraved Wing Feather, Die Gouge Wheat Leaf (WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-36B Engraved Wing Feather, Die Break E (WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-37 Doubled UNUM, Engraved Wing Feather, S/S LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-37A Doubled UNUM, Engraved Wing Feather, S/S Left, Beveled Field.Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-38 Engraved Wing Feather, Die Gouge Right Wing, Doubled Hair & 8-8Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-39 Engraved Wing Feather, Die Chips Liberty HeadFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-40 Engraved Wing Feather, Acne Die ChipsFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-41 Doubled LIBERTY Up, Nostril, Cap Fold Front ,Heavy die gouges in eagle's right wing.Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-42 Doubled L-R-BU, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-42A Doubled L-R-BU, Engraved Wing Feather, Clashed stFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-43 Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-44 Engraved Wing Feather, Doubled Liberty LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-45 Engraved Wing Feather, Reverse Die Used in 1879Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-46 Engraved Wing Feather, Worm-Eye Die ScratchFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-46A Engraved Wing Feather, Extra Wreath Berry Die BreakFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-47 Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-47A Engraved Wing Feather, Clashed Reverse M *Revised 2017*
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-48 Engraved Wing Feather, Acid Treated Eagle, S Tilted RightFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-49 Acid Treated Wing Feather- 1 of 4 "Funky Feather" ReversesFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-50 Tripled Eyelid, "Lava Wing" - 1 of 4 "Funky Feather" Reverses (Hit List 40 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpgpcgsvam.jpg ngcvam.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-51 Engraved Wing Feather, Over Polished Ear, Weak STATFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-52 Engraved Wing Feather, Worm-Eye Die ScratchFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-53 Doubled Liberty, Broken B, Concave Obverse, Doubled Left Wreath, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-54 Doubled Profile
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-55 Sextupled Left Stars, Doubled Profile, Engraved Wing Feather, Acid Treated WingsFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-61 Doubled Reverse Motto
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-63 S/S Right Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-64 Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-65 Doubled Motto, Engraved Wing Feather
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-66 Doubled Ear & Eyelid, Doubled D
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-67 Engraved Wing Feather, S Set Left
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-68 Doubled LIBERTY, Engraved Wing Feather, Reverse Die used in 1879Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-69 Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-71 S Set High
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-73 Doubled Eyelid with Spike, Lines in Tail FeathersFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-74 Engraved Wing Feather, Broken RFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-74A Engraved Wing Feather, Broken R, Die Chip Left Wreath
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-75 Doubled UNUM, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-75A Doubled E L-BUS, UNUM, Engraved Wing Feather, Acid Treated Wings
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-76 Tripled Eyelid, Acid Treated Wing Feathers - 1 of 4 "Funky Feather" Reverses (Hit List 40 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg pcgsvam.jpg ngcvam.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-77 Doubled Motto, S Set Very High (Hot 50 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-78 Lines on Partial Inside Wing Feather, S Set Left & Tilted LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpgMultiple Dies Exist
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-79 Doubled Liberty, Broken B, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-80 Engraved Wing Feather, Lines in Eagle, Doubled E-PL-R-B (Compare VAM-15 & VAM-89 rev)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-80A Engraved Wing Feather, Lines in Eagle, Doubled E-PL-R-B, Polished Obv. & Rev. Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg *New 2017*
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-81 Acid Treated Wing Feather - 1 of 4 "Funky Feather" Reverses (Hit List 40 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg ngcvam.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-82 Engraved Wing Feather
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-83 Doubled Eagle's Left WingFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-84 Engraved Wing Feather, S Tilted Right, Doubled Lower Hair & 878Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-85 Doubled Eyelid, Engraved Wing Feather
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-86 Doubled Ear Lower Inside, Scratches Below Cotton Bolls
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-88 S/S Top Left Inside, Engraved Wing Feather
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-89 Engraved Wing Feather, Lines in Eagle, Doubled E-PL-R-B (Compare VAM-15 & VAM-80 rev)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-90 Engraved Wing Feather, Die Gouge Right Wing, Doubled E-PL-R-B
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-91 Engraved Wing Feather, S Tilted Right, Doubled US UNUM & LIBERTYFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-91A Engraved Wing Feather, S Tilted Right, Doubled US UNUM, Die Gouge CapFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-92 Doubled Ear & Eyelid, Doubled D, Vertical Polishing Lines Wing
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-93 Engraved Wing Feather, Doubled Motto & 87Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-94 Doubled PLURIBUS UNUM
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-95 Doubled PLURIBUS UNUM, Die Chip R, Reverse Die Used in 1879 Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-96 S/S Triangles, Lines in LIB
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-97 Engraved Wing Feather, Die Gouge Eagle's Left WingFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-98 Doubled 878 and Nostril
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-99 Engraved Wing Feather, Doubled MottoFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-100 Doubled Motto & Ear, Double Spikes Eye, Engraved Wing Feather
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-101 Concave Obverse, Die Chips on E, Shallow STAT, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-102 Doubled Motto, Engraved Wing Feather
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-103 Die Chip EFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpgMultiple Dies Exist
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-104 Die Gouges Lower Hair & Wing, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-105 Engraved Wing Feather, Triangle on r, Over Polished ReverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-106 High S Tilted Slightly Left
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-107 Doubled Eyelid with Spike, Doubled D
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-108 S/S LinesFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-109 Doubled Motto, Double Spikes EyeFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-110 Engraved Wing Feather, 8 Upper TF, Doubled Cap Top, US UNUM & Wheat Leaf
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-111 Doubled Motto, S Set High (Hot 50 Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-112 Engraved Wing Feather, Die Gouge S Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-113 Engraved Hair Ends & Wing Feather, Acid Treated FeathersFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg
camera.jpg1878-S VAM-114 Doubled eyelid with spike, Doubled D, Die Gouge RibbonFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg

Past Assignments
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-1A (Eliminated, same as VAM-16)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-1F (Eliminated, same as VAM-63)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-1H (Eliminated, same as VAM-1B)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-3 (Eliminated, same obverse as VAM-29 /VAM-31, listed before engraved wing feather known)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-4 (Eliminated)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-13 (Eliminated, same as VAM-33)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-32 (Eliminated, same as VAM-48)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-32A (Eliminated, same as VAM-91A)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-70 (Eliminated, same as VAM-31)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1878-S VAM-87 Spiked Eye, Doubled Motto (revised Vam 109)

Legend:
camera.jpg Photos of diagnostics shown on page.
Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg Photos of full coin shown on page.
Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg Full coin photo, needs to be replaced with better one.
VAM-Delisted.jpg VAM has been eliminated altogether or phased into another number.
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg Used as a spacer to keep the VAM listings in alignment.
pcgsvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by PCGS.
ngcvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by NGC.

As ANACS, SEGS, and Variety Slabbing Service (VSS) recognize all VAMs currently in the official listings, no icon is shown for these services.