1802 O-101 R3 Draped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse A (Second Marriage, 1801 Rev B, O-102)
There was just one die marriage used during 1802, producing 29,820 pieces, where there are likely 300-400 survivors remaining. Most grade VF or below, with the few remaining higher grades commanding huge premiums.
Variety Attribution: Obverse- Large high close date, with 1 and 3 very close to curl and bust. Stars large and mostly flat. Star 8 very close to Y. Star 7 recut. Stars 1 and 14 very close to curl and bust. Recutting usually visible at Y.
Reverse-Left base of A2 embedded in wing feathers. 5 berries, 12 arrows. Same reverse as 1801 Rev B, O-101.
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
05/15 Stack's-B (Pogue-New York) PCGS MS62 (Stack)
06/16 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS60 (ex-Gardner, NGC MS60)
08/15 Stack's-B (ANA-Chicago) PCGS AU58 CAC
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS AU58
08/13 Heritage (Chicago) PCGS AU58 CAC