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    Rare 1878 7/8 TF Weak VAM-44A Morgan Dollar, AU58

    1878 7/8F $1 Weak AU58 PCGS. VAM-44A, A Top 100 Variety. This rare variety is considered to be the "King of VAMs" by many collectors. On the obverse, the leaves and cotton bolls are dramatically tripled. The reverse is the same as VAM-33, with doubled legs on the eagle and five faint extra tailfeathers. This is a brilliant example that shows semi-prooflike fields on each side. Highpoint wear is virtually nonexistent, and the grade-limiting factor seems to be the extensive, if shallow abrasions that occur on both sides. In Uncirculated grades, the VAM-44A is considered R.7, and near-Mint pieces are also quite rare. Population: 3 in 58, 3 finer (11/07). (NGC ID# 2TY3, Variety PCGS# 133829, Base PCGS# 7074)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    January, 2008
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
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