1817 O-113 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-113 R2 is below, O-113a R4 is at bottom
Available in all grades up to MS66. The 113a die state is available in higher grades to MS64.
Variety Attribution O-113: Obverse-Stars large, sharp, and well formed. Star 13 is high in relation to curl diagnosticl. Date is 8 3/4 mm. and about evenly spaced.
O-113a: Die cracks, beginning with one from edge at star 12, through star 13, across lower edge of curl, top of 18 and to edge. Another fine curving crack from inner points of star 7 across cap to inner point sof stars 8 and 9., then curving down into field. A third crack from milling above top of cap and branching into same. A fourth from edge across upper two points of star 12.
O-113: Reverse- 50 C. is 1 3/4 mm. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. enter dot between crossbars 4 and 5. A horizontal die defect line at lower tip of beak.
O-113a: Die crack through UNITED STA.
1817 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-113: 5
Overall Number: 87
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-113):
09/15 Stack's-B (Pogue Part II) PCGS MS66 (former NGC MS65, Eliasberg)
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS65
05/13 Stack's-B (ANA-N'Orleans) PCGS MS64+ CAC
06/15 Downey FPL PCGS MS62 (Link)
07/11 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS62
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-113a):
10/14 Heritage (New York) NGC MS64
07/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS64
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64
10/07 Alpine Numismatics FPL PCGS MS64
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) PCGS MS63 CAC