1818 O-107 R1 Caped Bust Half Dollar
A very common die marriage with many high grade examples up to MS66.
NGC Graded AU55. Heavily toned with subdued luster. Hate to repeat myself, but this looks again like a barn find. Details are sharp.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are mostly sharp and all are close to milling. Date is 8 3/4 mm., slightly low and evenly spaced. Mouth is open.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 3/4 mm. and low. 5 and 0 are close, tipped toward each other at top and the 0 is higher than 5. Arrow to A is 1 mm. Left side of T in line with right side of I.
Cocked T variety (first T in STATES tilted left).
1818 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-107: 12
Overall Number: 107
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
08/14 Heritage (Chicago) PCGS MS65 CAC (Friend)
08/11 Heritage (Chicago) NGC MS65
10/06 Stack's (Byers-New York) NGC MS65
05/16 Legend (Regency XVII-New Orleans) PCGS MS64 CAC (former PCGS MS64 CAC then PCGS MS64)
02/12 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS64 CAC