1817 O-112 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-112 R2 below, O-112a R2 at bottom
Readily available in higher grades with an MS65 at the top. This one seems to appear more frequently than other 1817's. The prime die state without cracks seems to be more scarce than the R2 indicates though, not apearing as frequently in higher grades.
Variety Attribution: Obverse- Stars are close to milling. Star 13 is 1/2 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 2 mm. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. RI in AMERICA joined and base of I is slightly higher than base of R. I is left of T.
O-112: Die crack from olive stem circles through leaves to top of UNITED ST.
NGC Graded AU55: A flashy coin toned Blue, Orange and Brown.Some die clashes present, and an odd row of segments is present near the eye.
1817 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-112: 10
Overall Number: 92
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-112:
02/16 Legend (Regency XVI) PCGS MS63+ CAC
08/18 Downey MBS47 (ANA-Philly) PCGS MS62 (Davignon)
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS62
01/19 Downey MBS 48 PCGS (S) AU58 CAC (Link)
01/18 Downey MBS 46 (FUN-Tampa) PCGS AU58 CAC
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-112a:
09/10 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS63
12/09 Heritage (Houston) PCGS MS63
03/11 Heritage (ANA-Sacramento) PCGS MS62 (Former NGC MS62)
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS62
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando Beach) PCGS MS61