1880-CC VAM-7A

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1880-CC VAM-7A 8/7 Dash, Clashed Obverse n

Discovered by Phil Perdue, May 2006. Revised 2011.
This coin is a Hit List 40 Morgan VAM.
7A (revised) III2 6 · B2a (8/7 Dash, Clashed Obverse n) (187)
Obverse III2 6 – Clashed die with faint partial incuse n of In from reverse next to Liberty head neck. Double diagonal die clash from neck. Later die state than VAM-9A.
Reverse B2a – Normal die of B2 type with centered small II CC mint mark and parallel arrow feathers.

Emission Sequence


  1. This obverse die was used on 1880-CC VAM-7 & 1880-CC VAM-7A; then polished down and re-used on 1880-CC VAM-8, 1880-CC VAM-9 and 1880-CC VAM-9A
  2. Later die state of 1880-CC VAM-7, 1880-CC VAM-7A is found with double and single neck clashes.


LVA Plate Photos:

1880-CC VAM-7A Clashed n.jpg

Additional Photos:

Note the lack of 'chatter' within the loops of the second 8 which is the main pick up point between the VAM 4 and the VAM 7 or VAM 7A.
1880 CC Rev. of 78 VAM 7A Photo 1.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-7A LDS (2 Clashes) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Bowers & Merena Auctions]