1826 O-118 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-118 R1 below, O-118a R1 bottom
The earlier die state is slightly scarce, but overall the die marriage is readily available even in high grades.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are msotly sharp and all very close, nearly touching milling. Date is 8 mm. and evenly spaced.
O-118: Reverse- 50 C. is 2 mm. Arrow to A close 1/4 mm. Arroheads are close and joined by small defects. Field between olive leaves is not finished to proper depth. Stripes of shield are almost entirely solid. ED and TAT are very close at base. R in AMERICA shows recutting at center on some specimens.Right sides of T-I in line. A 2 is higher at base than M.
O-118a: Die crack oins NITED STATES at top and another at the top of MERICA.
1826 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-118: 7Overall Number: 209
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-118):
07/08 Stack's (Berngard-Baltimore) NGC MS66
01/12 Goldberg (Pre Long Beach) PCGS MS62
01/06 Heritage (Reiver-Dallas) NGC AU55
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) NGC AU50 det cleaned
11/08 Heritage (Internet) NCS AU50 det cleaned
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-118a):
08/18 Heritage (ANA-Philly) PCGS MS66 CAC (former NGC MS66 CAC)
08/14 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) NGC MS66
03/16 Heritage (ANA-Dallas) NGC MS65
02/16 Stack's-B (Pogue Part 3) PCGS MS65+
05/17 Legend (Regency XXI New Orleans) PCGS MS65 CAC (former PCGS MS64 CAC)