1821 O-105 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-105 R1 is below, O-105a R1 at bottom
A common die marriage with many high grade MS examples available.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large and well formed.The date is 7 1/2 mm. and the 21 is very close, only about 1/4 mm. at top and 1/2 mm. at bottom separates the 2 and 1. Center dot on neck.
Reverse- 50C is 2 mm. and C is far right. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. I is centered under left side of T. Arrowheads are close. Base of A2 is higher than adjacent base of M.
O-105a: Die crack at top of TAT that extends both right and left along the legend.
NGC Graded AU55. Pleasant orange and blue toning with a few scattered hairlines. The luster is decent for the grade.
1821 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-105: 6
Overall Number: 138
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-105:
01/12 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64 CAC
03/11 Heritage (ANA-Sacratomato) NGC MS61
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) PCGS MS60 CAC
02/18 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS AU58 CAC
05/12 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC AU58
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-105a:
08/18 Heritage (AMA-Philly) PCGS (S) MS65+ (former NGC MS66, Eliasberg, Thomas, Dale Friend)
08/09 B&M (ANA-Los Angeles) NGC MS65
02/17 Heritage (Internet) PCGS MS64
11/13 Heritage (Newman) NGC MS64 CAC
08/12 Heritage (Philladelphia) PCGS MS64