1879-S VAM-92

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1879-S VAM-92

Discovery August 13, 2015 by Brian Raines
Revised 2017
92 (revised) III2 46 - C3ai (Doubled 8-9 & Obverse Notto, Acid Treated Leaves, Over Polished Reverse ) (177) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 46 – Doubled 8 at left inside of lower loop and 9 at left outside of both loops. Slightly doubled cap top and upper lip.
Die marker - Diagonal polishing lines in Y of LIBERTY.
Reverse C3ai- Acid treated leaves above left bow ribbon, U, IT & ED of UNITED plus top leaves opposite R and outer leaf in top cluster opposite ME of AMERICA. Engraved lines at inner leaf opposite A of DOLLAR. Slightly doubled AMERICA towards rim. Slightly over polished shallow ED STATES, tail feather with vertical polishing lines in fields. (Formerly VAM-16B).
Comments:
1. Same Reverse die as 1879-S VAM-1E but later die state.

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Full Coin VAM 92 Images © OCC, used with permission. Attributed by Leroy Van Allen

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