1826 O-106 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-106 R3 is below, O-106a R3 is at bottom
The early die state is less common and perhaps more of an R4 rarity as compared with the 106a die state which appears more frequently.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 13 is a close 1/4 mm. from curl. Milling narrow and weak. A strand of curl penetrates base of L in LIBERTY. Date is 8 mm.and 8 shows recutting.
Reverse- 50 C. is 2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. I is centered under right side of T. RI joined solid at base and there is a small extra serif just above the regular serif at left base of R in AMERICA.
O-106a: Die crack along top of STATES OF A. Another through RICA and across arrowheads to 0 C.
1826 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-106: 13Overall Number: 215
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-106:
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) PCGS MS64 (former NGC MS64)
09/17 Downey FPL PCGS MS62
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) PCGS MS62
08/11 Stack's-B (ANA-Chicago) NGC AU58
03/10 Heritage (ANA-Ft Worth) NGC AU53
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-106a:
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) NGC MS66 (Eliasberg)
02/17 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS65 (former PCGS MS64 CAC)
08/18 Stacks-B (ANA-Philly) NGC MS64
08/13 Heritage (Chicago) PCGS MS64
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati) NGC MS64