1880-P VAM-7 Crossbar Overdate

Discovered by Ross Haddix, February 1966.

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.

7 III2 6 ∙ C3a (8/7 Crossbar) (?) I-5 R-7
Obverse III2 6 – 8 repunched over 7 in date different than III2 5 obverse. There are no ears above the 8 but the crossbar of the 7 is clearly visible in the upper loop with a straight lower edge. In the lower loop of the 8 remains the shaft of the 7 shows as two short lines. The 9 does not show in the 0. 1 doubled at the very bottom left.
Reverse C3a – Normal die

Comments:
1- 1880-P VAM-7 Crossbar Overdate. The 1880-P VAM-7 is the toughest 1880 overdate to locate. It is rarely found in high grades and is a prize in any condition! Look for the horizontal line crossing the top of the second 8 of the date.

Threads:
1- http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/64601240

LVA Plate Photo;
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Additional photos:
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A pair of diagonal gouges are found inside Liberty's ear
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2 full coin copyrighted© VAM-7 images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of and attributed by Lance Newman OCC
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-7 Images© on loan to VAMworld courtesy SB_18_logo.png® ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg
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Price History:

Condition Census: ANACS EF40


*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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