1812 O-104 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-104 R1 below, O-104a R1 at bottom
A common die marriage with high grade examples available up to MS66. Look for the very late die state with an additional die crack from top of 1 to star 1.
NGC Graded XF45. A heavily toned example that has luster peeking though. A decent early die state specimen with quite a bit of die rotation present.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars 1 and 8 each 1 mm. from drapery and cap. Date is 9 1/2 mm and well centered. tiny dot on neck.
O-104a: Die crack from left of 1 in date actoss end of bust to star 1.
Reverse-50 C. is 2 mm. and low with slender 5 and top of 50 are even. O shows recutting inside near top and outside of lower right. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. A tiny half segment between two larger ones above U. in UNITED. AM are separated and even at bases.
O-104a: Fine die cracks at NITED and top of STATES. Another fine crack from olive leaves across eagle and scroll to of.
1812 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-104: 6
Overall Number: 58
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-104:
09/16 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS64 CAC
02/15 Heritage (Internet) PCGS MS64
05/13 Stack's-Bowers (ANA-NewOrl.) PCGS MS64+
01/10 Alpine Numismatics FPL PCGS MS64
06/10 B&M (Baltimore) PCGS MS64
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-104a:
01/13 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS65 (Additional crack from top of 1 to S1, R4)
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) PCGS MS64+ CAC
11/08 B&M (Gladstone-Balt) PCGS MS64
12/09 Heritage (Houston) PCGS MS64 (Addictional crack from top of 1 to S1, R4, Not Sold)
11/07 Heritage (Long beach) PCGS MS63