1821 O-103 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: C (Also used on 1820 O-107, Rev F)
O-103 R2 is below, O-103a R4? at bottom.
There are plenty of higher grade examples of this die marriage available. The 103a die state is a little scarce but obtainable by those who look.
Variety Attribution O-103: Obverse-Stars 1 and 13 are close to bust and curl.The date is 7 3/4 mm. and low. Stars all clear of milling. Prominent center dot on neck.
O-103a: Sharp die crack from edge below 8 upward through serif of 1 below curl and up through field to back of cap. Joining additional die crack from tip of ribbon to edge through star 10.
Reverse- 50C is 2 mm. Arrow to A is 1 mm. I is centered under T. Left serefs of all e's and right serifs of all A's are missing. Triple segments in milling below left pair of leaves.
1821 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-103: 3
Overall Number: 135
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-103):
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) NGC MS65 (former PCGS MS64 (Secure, ex-Link, former PCGS MS63))
05/16 Legend (Regency XVII-New Orleans) PCGS MS64 (Byers)
09/16 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS63
08/13 Heritage (Chicago) PCGS MS63
08/17 Heritage (ANA-Denver) PCGS MS62
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-103a):
01/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64 CAC
04/10 Heritage (Frederick-CSNS) PCGS AU58
02/06 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC AU53
07/08 Downey FPL (ANA-Meyer) PCGS XF45
09/12 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) NGC AU50