1811 O-109 R2 Small 8 Capped Bust Half Dollar
An interesting common variety with a big, neat crack on the reverse. The finest is an NGC graded MS66. High end specimens make rather frequent appearances on the market.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large and well formed. Star 13 is 1/4 mm. from curl. Date is 9 3/4 mm. small and well centered. Sharp defect in upper lip.
Reverse-50 C. is 2 mm. and low. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. Center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. Right sides of T-I are in line. A sharp die crack from edge joins left side of S, bisects scroll just left of P and penetrates far into left wing. The scroll is actually off set at this die crack. Another fine crack through 50 C., olive leaves and UNITED. A third from second T in STATES through legend to arrowheads. Rim broken down to top of first S.
1811 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-109: 10
Overall Number: 49
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
11/07 B&M (Premium-Baltimore) NGC MS66 (Ex-Jewell)
01/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64 CAC
03/13 Heritage (Dallas) PCGS MS64
08/10 Heritage (ANA-Boston) NGC MS64
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) PCGS MS63 (S)