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'''Obverse III2 I -''' Over polished lower hair with small slightly smooth tops and rough edges from acid treatment at designer's initial M, two gaps about 7 and lower right hair vee to fill in missing hair from die over polishing. Raised dots on Liberty head from rusted die.  (Same die as VAM-94 but earlier die state before re-basining.  Weakly struck stars and date so 9 doesn't show slight doubling.)<br />
 
'''Obverse III2 I -''' Over polished lower hair with small slightly smooth tops and rough edges from acid treatment at designer's initial M, two gaps about 7 and lower right hair vee to fill in missing hair from die over polishing. Raised dots on Liberty head from rusted die.  (Same die as VAM-94 but earlier die state before re-basining.  Weakly struck stars and date so 9 doesn't show slight doubling.)<br />
 
'''Reverse C3a''' - Acid treated leaves in left wreath above left star, U, & NI of UNITED.<br />
 
'''Reverse C3a''' - Acid treated leaves in left wreath above left star, U, & NI of UNITED.<br />
'''Threads:''' [http://www.vamworld.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=805 Thread and letter from LVA] <br />
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'''Comments:''' <br>
 
'''Comments:''' <br>
1 - LVA wouldn't list over polished reverse saying it was too minor.<br />
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'''1.''' LVA wouldn't list over polished reverse saying it was too minor.<br />
2 - Reverse top arrowhead broken and top olive leave misshaped due to over polish. Tail feathers shallow but complete.<br />
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'''2.''' Reverse top arrowhead broken and top olive leave misshaped due to over polish. Tail feathers shallow but complete.<br />
== LVA Plate Photos ==
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'''Threads:''' <br />
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'''1.''' [http://www.vamworld.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=805 Thread and letter from LVA] <br />
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= LVA Plate Photos: =
 
[[image:TRAVISBICKLE8279SV1EPLATE.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:TRAVISBICKLE8279SV1EPLATE.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:occ-br-1879-s-v1e-10-22-13.jpg |405px]][[image:occ-br-1879-s-v1e-10-22-13a.jpg |405px]]<br />
 
[[image:occ-br-1879-s-v1e-10-22-13.jpg |405px]][[image:occ-br-1879-s-v1e-10-22-13a.jpg |405px]]<br />
== Additional Photos ==
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= Additional Photos: =
 
[[image:nm_1879-s_vam-1e_obv.jpg |900px]]<br />
 
[[image:nm_1879-s_vam-1e_obv.jpg |900px]]<br />
 
[[image:nm_1879-s_vam-1e_rev.jpg |900px]]<br />
 
[[image:nm_1879-s_vam-1e_rev.jpg |900px]]<br />
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= Full Coin Photos =
 
[[1879-S VAM-1E#TOP|Top]]<br />
 
[[1879-S VAM-1E#TOP|Top]]<br />

Revision as of 23:50, 3 December 2018

1879-S VAM-1E

Discovery September, 2010 by Brian Raines.
Revised 2017, 11/2018
1E (revised) III2 I - C3a (Acid Treated Obverse & Reverse Dies) (183) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 I - Over polished lower hair with small slightly smooth tops and rough edges from acid treatment at designer's initial M, two gaps about 7 and lower right hair vee to fill in missing hair from die over polishing. Raised dots on Liberty head from rusted die. (Same die as VAM-94 but earlier die state before re-basining. Weakly struck stars and date so 9 doesn't show slight doubling.)
Reverse C3a - Acid treated leaves in left wreath above left star, U, & NI of UNITED.

Comments:
1. LVA wouldn't list over polished reverse saying it was too minor.
2. Reverse top arrowhead broken and top olive leave misshaped due to over polish. Tail feathers shallow but complete.

Threads:
1. Thread and letter from LVA

LVA Plate Photos:

TRAVISBICKLE8279SV1EPLATE.jpg
Occ-br-1879-s-v1e-10-22-13.jpgOcc-br-1879-s-v1e-10-22-13a.jpg

Additional Photos:

Nm 1879-s vam-1e obv.jpg
Nm 1879-s vam-1e rev.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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