1826 O-117 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-117 R2 is below, O-117a R2 at bottom
Common die marriage with frequent high grade appearances on the market.
NGC Graded AU50. This one is in an old Fattie. the toning is heavy, subduing the luster. The colors of the toning alternate in light providing a cool effect. Nice original example.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large, close to milling and mostly flat. Stars 1 and13 are each a close 1/2 mm. from drapery and curl. Date is 8 3/4 mm.
Reverse- 50 C. is 2 mm. Arrow to A nearly touch. Right side of T, left side of I in line. Center dot between crossbars 3 and 4. Letters in legend large, UNITED STATES close to edge. Line I of stripe 5 extends to crossbar 3.
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-117: 12Overall Number: 214
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-117:
03/11 Stack's-B (Baltimore) PCGS MS66
09/14 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS65
08/11 Heritage (Chicago) PCGS MS65
04/13 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) NGC MS64
06/10 B&M (Baltimore) PCGS MS64
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-117a:
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) NGC MS66 (Eliasberg)
02/17 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS65 (former PCGS MS64 CAC)
08/13 Heritage (Chicago) PCGS MS64
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati) NGC MS64
01/08 Stack's-B (Franklinton II-Orlando) NGC MS64