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    1878 Eight Tailfeather Dollar, MS62
    Very Rare VAM-14.7

    1878 8TF $1 Flake on Ear MS62 NGC. VAM-14.7. Ex: Teich Family Collection. A Hit List 40 Variety. The vertical die crack through the right foot of the 1 in the date is the best diagnostic, but tiny die lumps near the ear and below the corner of the eye also attribute this important variety. VAMworld.com states "ultra-rare with only 7 confirmed examples." Fully struck and prooflike with light peripheral golden-brown and rose-red toning. Described as "Brilliant Proof" in the 1962 Stack's catalog.
    Ex: Tice Family Collection (Stack's, 6/1962), lot 960.
    From The Teich Family Collection. (NGC ID# 253H, Variety PCGS# 133802, Base PCGS# 7072)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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