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    1878 Eight Tailfeather Dollar, AU58
    Very Rare VAM-14.19

    1878 8TF $1 Broken 8, VAM-14.19, AU58 PCGS. VAMworld.com calls VAM-14.19 "one of the ultra rare 8TF coins." The die marriage comes both with and without the radial die crack near the second 8 in the date. The present Borderline Uncirculated example shows the die crack. On the reverse, UNITED is lightly die doubled and a cluster of die scratches is noted above IN GOD WE TRUST. A flashy and untoned near-Mint piece with moderate abrasions on the left obverse field. As of (6/14), PCGS and NGC have each certified 1 as AU58 with none finer. (NGC ID# 253H, Variety PCGS# 133814, Base PCGS# 7072)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    5th-9th Tuesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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