1826 O-108 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Common marriage with examples available in all grades through MS65.
O-108 R3? Prime below, O-108 R1 middle, O-108a R1 bottom
Variety Attribution O-108: Obverse-Stars are large and close to milling. Date is 8 1/4 mm. Forecurls on most, but not all specimens. A curving die crack joins stars 2 through 7 and across peak of cap to edge. This crack, although sometimes very light, is nearly always visible on this obverse. Prime die state has no obverse die cracks and is R3.
O-108a: Additonal die crack from star 1 across end of bust to join top of date. Another from star 10 to curl.
O-108: Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 1 mm. Left sides T-I in line. AMERI all very close and even at bases.
O-108a: Die crack through UNITE and along top of scrolll to S OF AM.
1826 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-108: 15Overall Number: 217
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-108 Prime):
08/15 Heritage (ANA-Chicago) PCGS MS65
04/20 Heritage (CNST-Dallas) NGC MS64
03/16 Stack's-B (Baltimore Rarities) PCGS MS63
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS62 CAC
08/16 Stack's-B (ANA-Anaheim) PCGS MS60
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-108):
01/09 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64
03/07 B&M (Baltimore) NGC MS64
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS62
09/13 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS AU58
08/11 Heritage (Chicago) NGC AU55
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-108a):
11/14 Heritage (Beverly Hills) NGC MS65 CAC
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Lauderdale) PCGS MS64
10/10 Hertiage (Stamford) PCGS MS64
11/17 Heritage (Newman-Dallas) NGC MS62
02/11 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS62