1879-S VNC-29: Doubled Date at Digits 8, 7, and 9. Mint Mark Set High and Tilted Left. Engraved Wreath. Chipped Die at each Wing Tip.

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Obverse: Doubled right Obverse - "BU" of Pluri"BU"s, Doubled 879. Gouge in hairline.
Reverse: Engraved #3 leaf cluster,. Quite large Die Chips at BOTH wing tips. Centered tilted left medium "S".
Comments: This coin is a rare VAM-29,,SELLING.
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Attributes for Classification

1879-S VAM-29A 062914 - Doubled Date at digits 8, 7, and 9.Sort 1879-S VAM-29A 062914 - Normal Date Position.Sort
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Die doubled digits 7, 8, and 9; the 8 at the right upper outside of both loops and at the bottom outside of the lower loop; the 7 at the top right serif; and the 9 at the left outside of the loop and the ball serif. Normal date placement at 2.5 denticles to the right of the bust point and approximately a denticle height above the denticles.
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Ron, Do you want this page developed complete with titles and captions for all attributes and notable markers? Large full coin photographs down the road? This coin has never before been fully documented that I am aware of.

-- TinFoil - 19 Mar 2016

Do it up Right ---- She will be seen :}

-- RMG1883CC - 19 Mar 2016

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