1819 O-109 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-109 R2 below, O-109a R2 at bottom.
Most of this die marriage appear to be the prime die state, with grades up to MS65. The 109a state hardly appears suggesting a much scarcer rarity rating.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large and close to milling. Star 1 is 1 1/4 mm. from drapery. Date is 9 mm.
O-109: Reverse-50 C. is 2 mm. and low, large, round loop to 5, and a curved top. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Most specimens show die defect lines joining top and bottom of TE in STATES and base of A-A, but not all show these defects.
O-109a: Die crack beginning at olive leaves and circling left to join entire legend. N in UNITED partially filled on some specimens.
1819 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-109: 12
Overall Number: 122
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-109):
07/16 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64+
10/15 Heritage (New York) NGC MS64
11/13 Heritage (Newman) NGC MS64 CAC
01/12 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64
08/11 Downey FPL (ANA Solomon) PCGS MS64
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-109a):
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS63 CAC
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS62
05/12 Heritage (Internet) NGC XF40 details cleaned
01/11 Heritage (Internet) NGC XF40 details cleaned
05/08 Heritage (internet) ANACS XF40 details cleaned