1879-S VAM-35 PAF, Doubled 9, Engraved Wing Feather

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1979.

This is a Reverse of '78 (PAF) coin and a Top 100* VAM variety.

35 III2 5 · B2g (PAF, Doubled 9, Engraved Wing Feather) (183) I-4 R-4
Obverse III2 5 – Later die state than VAM-9. Closed 9 in date doubled on left outside of lower loop.
Reverse B2g – Earliest die state without diagonal polishing line in eagle’s right wing.

Comments:
1- Later reverse B2g die state with additional thin diagonal polishing line in lower part of eagle’s right wing is VAM-34. VAM-34A is an even later die state.
2- VAM-35, VAM-39 have same reverse

Threads:

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
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MRJUAN-1879-S-VAM-35_REV.JPG
1879svam35liberty.jpg

2 full coin copyrighted© VAM-35 images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of PAFs uploaded by oldcollectorcoins attributed by PAFs

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Price History:





Condition Census:


6/2013
TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
1-3
4-6
8-10
12-15
20-35
40-45
50
53
55
58
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
PCGS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-35
MS
42
0
0
2
0
2
5
6
2
12
9
1
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

*The Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys Copyright 2009 RCI. With permission from the authors Michael S. Fey, Ph.D., http://www.rcicoins.com, and Jeff Oxman, http://www.vamlink.com
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