1879-S VAM-101

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1879-S VAM-101

Discovery 2017
101 III2 52 - C3y (Doubled 79, High S, Engraved Wreath Leaves, Die Chips Wing Tips) (?) I-3 R-6
Obverse III2 52 - Slightly doubled 79 with 7 at crossbar lower serif and 9 at left outside of upper loop. Extensive die polishing lines thru-out Liberty head including LIBERTY, ear and hair gaps. Die marker - Polishing lines inside and outside ear.
Reverse C3y– Same reverse as VAM-29, VAM-99 and VAM-100, but latest die state with die chip at both wing tips with radial die wear lines.
Comments: LVA Comment: "Four obv dies with same rev die-- what was going on at SF Mint to use so many obv dies that can't see reasons for changing them."

LVA Plate Photos

Additional Photos

Jv 1879 s obv lines 04-03-17.jpg

NM VAM-101 EofLIBERTY1.jpg NM VAM-101 EofLIBERTY2.jpg
A thin diagonal die scratch at about 50deg. angle (different than VAM-102)