1825 O-104 R4+ Capped Bust Half Dollar
Obverse: 2 (Second Marriage)
Reverse: D (Second Marriage, first used as Reverse N in 1824)
This marriage does not appear that often, though there are a couple of super high grade specimens at MS66 and MS67. AU and XF examples are quite scarce.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars 1, 8, 13 all about 1/2 mm. from drapery, cap and curl. Date is 8 mm., and evenly spaced.
Reverse- 50C is 1 3/4 mm. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. I is centered under left side of T. No center dot but a vertical like at left end of the upper five crossbars. In addition to the joined ED and AM, ME are very close and M is higher. This same reverse used in 1824 (O-116).
1825 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-104: 3Overall Number: 186
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati) NGC MS67
10/12 Heritage (ANA-dallas) PCGS MS66
02/07 Superior (Pre-Long Beach) PCGS MS65
07/16 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64+ CAC
08/13 Downey MBS 37 (Nomura-Hilgard) PCGS MS64