1827 Capped Bust Half Dollars

Design Design Type 5 1825-1831 and Design Type 6 1826-1830

Mintage: 5,493,400

Overton Numbers and Rarities:
O-101 (R2)
O-102 (R1)
O-103 (R4)
O-104 (R1)
O-105 (R3)
O-106 (R2)
O-107 (R3)
O-108 (R4-) O-108a (R4-)
O-109 (R4-)
O-110 (R4-)
O-111 (R4)
O-112 (R3) O-112a (R4)
O-113 (R4-) O-113a (R4-)
O-114 (R3)
O-115 (R2)
O-116 (R4+) O-116a (R5)
O-117 (R3) O-117a (R4)
O-118 (R3) O-118a (R3)
O-119 (R3)
O-120 (R5) O-120a (R3)
O-122 R5)
O-123 (R5-)
O-124 (R5+) O-124a (R5+)
O-125 (R3)
O-126 (R2)
O-127 (R5)
O-128 (R4-)
O-129 (R4-)
O-130 (R3)
O-131 (R2)
O-132 (R3)
O-133 (R4)
O-134 (R4)
O-135 (R3)
O-136 (R4)
O-137 (R6)
O-138 (R4)
O-139 (R4-)
O-140 (R4+) O-140a (R5)
O-141 (R3)
O-142 (R3)
O-143 (R3)
O-144 (R5+)
O-145 (R5)
O-146 (R2)
O-147 (R4)
O-148 (R6+)
O-149 (R8)

Redbook Varieties:
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
O-146, O-147
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!

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