1879-S VAMs

Attributing your Reverse of 78 Guide your T R U S T
By David Wang 1879S+Rev+78 Attribution/Facts
By David Wang Reverse of the 1878 Educational

1879-S Reverse of 1878, ParallelFeather, Short Nock
camera.jpg1879-S Reverse of 1878 Census
camera.jpg1879 S Rev 78 S Acid Treated Dies
camera.jpgSort by Reverse of 1878
camera.jpg1879-S Rev. of 78 Emission Sequence Charts

21 Official Listings
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-4 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Die Rust Dots on Wing Next to LegFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-6 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, TIUST, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-9 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled 9, Engraved Wing Feather from 1878 SFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-23 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Die Rust Dots on Wing Next to LegFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-25 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled 7, Die Rust Dots on Wing Next to LegFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-34 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-34A Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Engraved Wing Feather, polished down reverseFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-34B Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Engraved Wing Feather with polished initialFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpgngcvam.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-35 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled 9, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-39 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-42 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled 79, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-43 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled Date, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-46 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, TIUST, Doubled 79, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-50 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled 7 Top, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-51 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Tripled Stars, Doubled 9 & Motto, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-52 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather,Doubled 7, Engraved Wing FeatherFull-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-56 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Tripled Stars, Die Rust Spots on Wing Next to LegFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpgngcvam.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-66 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled 187, Die Rust Dots on Wing Next to Legngcvam.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-67 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled 18-9 & Tripled/Quadrupled Starsngcvam.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-77 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Engraved Wing Feather from 1878 S, 9 Upper TailfeathersFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpgngcvam.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-77A Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Engraved Wing Feather from 1878 S, 8 Upper Tailfeathers
1879-S VAM-96 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Polishing lines in RTY, Engraved Wing Feather Tentative Listing 2016

1879-S Reverse of 1879, Slanted Arrow Feather, Short Nock
camera.jpgSort by Reverse Design
camera.jpg1879-S Acid Treated Dies

Official Listing
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1 Normal Die, Closed 9
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1A Polished 8Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1B1 Hair Ribbon, Engraved Wheat Leaves Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1B2 Hair Ribbon, Engraved Wheat Leaves, Polished Obverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1C Pitted FaceFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1D Clashed stFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1E Acid treated Obverse DieFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1F Polished 8, Cootie Impression on JawFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1F1 Polished 8, Cootie Impression on JawFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1F2 Cootie Impression on Jaw, Clashed Obverse stFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1H Polishing Line Reverse
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-1I Die Gouge Eagle's Right Wing *New 2017*
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-2 Open 9
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-3 Doubled 9Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-11 Bold Polishing Lines Hair, S/S Left
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-12 S/S LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-12A S/S Left, Die File Line Tail FeathersFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg 1879-S VAM-13 S/S Right
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-14 S/S Middle
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-15 Double 18 and S/SFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-16 Double 9
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-16A Double 9, Gouge in BowFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-17 Doubled Date and S/S
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-18 Doubled Date, S Tilted Left, Polishing Lines Liberty Head Revised 2017
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-18A Doubled Date, S Tilted Left, Obverse Polishing Lines
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-19 S/S Tilted LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-20 Doubled 18
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-21 Doubled Date, S/S High
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-22 Doubled Date Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-26 Doubled 879, Thread-Like Impression EyeFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-27 Doubled DateFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-28 Doubled 1-9Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-29 Doubled 879 and Right Obverse, Gouge Hair, High S, Engraved Leaves, Die Chips Wing TipsFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-30 S/S Far Left
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg 1879-S VAM-31 Doubled 879, S Set Left
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-32 Doubled 9
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-33 Doubled 18-9 & Right Reverse, S Set Right, Acid Treated Wreath Leaves
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-33A Doubled 18-9 & Right Reverse, S Set Right, Over Polished Lower Reverse
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-36 Polished 8, Cootie Impression on Jaw, S/S Tilted Left and Set LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-37 S/S LineFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-38 Doubled 879
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-40 Doubled 18-9
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-41 Doubled Stars and Date
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-44 Possible 7 in Denticles, Doubled 87, Sextupled Stars
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-45 S/S Top Loop, Acid Treated Wreath Leaves *Revised 2017*
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-45A S/S Top Loop, Over Polished Dies, Acid Treated Wreath Leaves *Revised 2017*
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-45B S/S Top Loop, Over Polished Dies, Acid Treated Wreath Leaves, Die Break 7 *New 2017*
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-47 Doubled Date, Sextupled Stars, Doubled Right Reverse
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-48 Doubled Date, Tripled Stars & Motto
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-48A Doubled Date, Tripled Stars & Motto, Beauty Mark Die ChipFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-49 Doubled Date, S/S Far Right
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-53 Doubled 87, S/S Right
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-54 Doubled 9, S/S RightFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-55 Doubled 87
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-57 Open 9, Over Polished Wreath BowFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-58 Doubled Top ReverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-59 Doubled 879, S/S Lower Loop Tilted Left
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-60 Quadrupled Stars & Date, Doubled Lower Reverse
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-61 Doubled 8, Sextupled Stars, Tripled Left WreathFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg 1879-S VAM-62 Doubled Profile, Engraved & Acid Treated Reverse, Over Polished Lower ReverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg 1879-S VAM-62A Doubled Profile, Engraved & Acid Treated Reverse, Over Polished Lower Reverse
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-63 Doubled Lower Hair
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-64 Doubled Date, Scribbling on Face, Doubled Eye
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-65 Open 9, Gouge in BowFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-68 Doubled 7, S/S MiddleFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-69 Doubled Date & Stars, S Tilted LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-70 Open 9, Overpolished Eagle's HeadFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-72 Doubled date and Right ReverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-73 Doubled 18, S Tilted Left, Die Chips Below 18Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-74 Engraved Tail Feather, Over Polished Reverse
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-75 Doubled Profile, Bulging Stars, Gouge in Bow, Over Polished Reverse.
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-76 Doubled/Quadrupled 187 & Stars
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-76A Doubled/Quadrupled 187 & Stars, Die Break below 9
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-78 Doubled 7 & URI, Acid Treated Left Wreath Leaves
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-79 Cootie Impression on Jaw, S Tilted LeftFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg 1879-S VAM-80 Doubled Date, Tripled Stars, Acid Treated Lower Hair & WreathFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-81 Gouge M, Engraved Wreath Leaves
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-82 S Set High & Left, Engraved Wreath LeavesFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-83 Open 9, Engraved Wreath Leaves
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-84 Doubled 7, Engraved Wreath Leaves
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-85 Doubled 879 & Tops of Cotton Bolls & LeavesFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-86 Doubled 187, Engraved Wreath Leaves
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-87 Doubled R, Engraved Wreath Leaves, S/S Line Far Rt
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-88 Engraved wreath Leaves
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-89 Engraved Wreath LeavesFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-90 Doubled 9, Engraved Wreath LeavesFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-91 Doubled 879
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-92 Doubled 8-9 & Obverse Motto,Acid Treated Left Wreath Leaves Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-93 Doubled 8-9 & Obverse Motto,Acid Treated Left Wreath Leaves Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-94 Doubled 9, Acid Treated Left and Right Wheat Leaves
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-95 Acid Treated Lower Hair, Engraved Wreath Leaves
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-97 Doubled 8-9
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-98 Doubled 1, Engraved Wreath leaves
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-98A Doubled 1, Engraved Wreath Leaves, Die chip/Break Lower Hair Curl
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-99 Doubled 9 & Cap Top, High S, Engraved Wreath Leaves *New 2017*
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-100 Doubled Date, High S, Engraved Wreath Leaves *New 2017*
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-101 Doubled 79, High S, Engraved Wreath Leaves, Die Chips Wing Tips *New 2017*
camera.jpg1879-S VAM-102 Doubled 79 & Cap Top, High S, Engraved Wreath Leaves, Die Chip Wing Tip *New 2017*

1879-S Reverse of 1878, Parallel Feather, Short Nock
6 possible duplicate listings
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-5 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Broken R (Doesn't Exist) Probably became VAM-39 after engraved wing feather was described
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-7 S/S Up (Doesn’t Exist) Probably became VAM 43
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-7A S/S Up (Doesn’t Exist) Probably became VAM 39
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-8 Doubled 9 (Doesn’t Exist)
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-10 (Doesn’t Exist) Probably became VAM-42
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1879-S VAM-24 Rev.'78, Parallel Arrow Feather, Doubled 9 (Doesn't exist) - became VAM-43, VAM-50, or VAM-51 engraved wing feather was described.)

ADDITIONAL PAST ASSIGNMENTS;
VAM-Delisted.jpg 1879-S VAM-1B Hair RibbonFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
VAM-Delisted.jpg 1879-S VAM-1G Over Polished Eagle's Head (Eliminated, same as VAM-70)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1879-S VAM-3A Doubled 9, S Tilted Left, Die Chips Below 18 (Eliminated, became VAM-73)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1879-S VAM-11A S/S Left, Die File Line Tail Feathers (Eliminated, became VAM-12A)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1879-S VAM-16B Doubled 9, Polished Reverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg (Eliminated, became VAM-92)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1879-S VAM-29A Doubled 879 & Right Obv, Gouge Hair, High S, Engraved Leaves, Die Chips Wing Tips Eliminated 2017
VAM-Delisted.jpg1879-S VAM-71 S Set Right, Acid treated Wreath Leaves (Eliminated, became VAM-33)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1879-S VAM-71A S Set Right, Over Polished Lower Reverse (Eliminated, became VAM-33A)


Price History:

1879-S unattributed PCGS MS62 $36.00 VAMquest 3/2007

Condition Census:

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.
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pcgsvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by PCGS.
ngcvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by NGC.

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