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1878 7/8TF $1 Strong MS65 Prooflike NGC. VAM-41A....

2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction #1152

 
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Auction Ended On: Feb 4, 2011
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Prooflike MS65 1878 7/8 Tailfeathers Dollar
VAM-41A With Four Distinct Tailfeathers
1878 7/8TF $1 Strong MS65 Prooflike NGC. VAM-41A. 7 over 4 Tailfeathers. Four distinct tailfeathers show just under the seven normal feathers. This variety supersedes the popular VAM-41 (which exhibits seven clear underfeathers), caused by die polishing that obliterated some of the detail. Interestingly enough, this example is clearly prooflike and might have been one of the first struck of the VAM-41A type. Brilliant overall; a couple of minor marks are noted on the obverse.(Registry values: P5, N2998) (NGC ID# 2TXZ, PCGS# 7079)

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