1821 O-105 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 4
Reverse: E
O-105 R1 is below, O-105a R1 at bottom
A common die marriage with many high grade MS examples available.

1821, O-105, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1821, O-105, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1821, O-105, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1821, O-105, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
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, O-105a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1821, O-105a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1821, O-105a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1821, O-105a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar

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
05/12 Heritage (Long Beach)                 NGC AU58
07/11 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)                NGC AU58

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-105a:
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati)         NGC MS66 (Eliasberg)
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