Does the 1878 VAM 165 typically have a heavy die gouge thru the tailfeathers?

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collectinsince65
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Does the 1878 VAM 165 typically have a heavy die gouge thru the tailfeathers?

Post by collectinsince65 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:27 pm

Just wondering if the VAM 165 normally has a strong gouge going thru the tailfeathers?
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lured_in_again
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Re: Does the 1878 VAM 165 typically have a heavy die gouge thru the tailfeathers?

Post by lured_in_again » Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:10 pm

Across the arrows into the tail? Just my opinion, but looks to be PMD.

collectinsince65
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Re: Does the 1878 VAM 165 typically have a heavy die gouge thru the tailfeathers?

Post by collectinsince65 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:30 pm

@ lured_in_again

Closer look under different lighting
You are 100% correct.
Thank you

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Re: Does the 1878 VAM 165 typically have a heavy die gouge thru the tailfeathers?

Post by fogie » Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:21 pm

That coin has been dented! PMD

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