1827 Capped Bust Half Dollars
Design Design Type 5 1825-1831 and Design Type 6 1826-1830
Overton Numbers and Rarities:
O-108 (R4-) O-108a (R4-)
O-112 (R3) O-112a (R4)
O-113 (R4-) O-113a (R4-)
O-116 (R4+) O-116a (R5)
O-117 (R3) O-117a (R4)
O-118 (R3) O-118a (R3)
O-120 (R5) O-120a (R3)
O-124 (R5+) O-124a (R5+)
O-140 (R4+) O-140a (R5)
1827, 7 over 6
1827, Square Base 2
1827, Curl base 2
O-101 thru O-103
O-104 thru O-145, O-148, O-149
The mix of designs for the obverse continued this year with Designs 5 and 6.
O-108 is considered the "Dotted Star" variety.
O-137 is the "sight variety" with I being completely left of T in STATES, the only variety from 1827 with this feature.
O-143 and O-148 are the "Dotted Beak" variety
New and improved! Sorted by position left to right!
I have sorted the 1827 Square "2's" by T-I alignment to help narrow things down on this page (Clink for Link).
Important Historical Events of 1827
The first commercial US railroad is chartered, the B&O or Baltimore and Ohio.
First Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans