1817 O-107 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Problem free AU examples are tough, though there are several MS examples including an MS67 as finest.
Variety Attribution: Obverse- All stars large and close to milling. Star 13 is 3/4 mm. from curl. Date is 8 3/4 mm. 7 is wider and higher than 181. Several fine vertical lines in front of throat from jaw line to upper chest.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm.Most specimens show a die crack from base of 50 C. that circles left at tips of olive leaves, top of UNITE, down through D S and along scroll of OF and AM. Another crack from edge between CA into right wing. Early die states show widely recut C in 50 C.
1817 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-107: 11
Overall Number: 93
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati) NGC MS67 (Eliasberg)
01/09 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS66 (Not Sold)
03/18 Stacks-B (Baltimore) NGC MS63 (Sutton Court)
11/13 Heritage (Newman) NGC MS63
01/07 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS63