1827 O-101 R2 7 over 6 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: A (Second Marriage, first used in 1826 on O-120)
The 1827/6 in general but the O-101 more specifically seems to be tough to find in attractive and unmolested condition, in any grade. The Newman example is likely finest known.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-1827/6. Stars are mostly sharp and slightly drawn to edge. Date is 8 mm.and low. Traces of 6 are visible on each side of the stand of 7, at under side of crossbar and upper right serif of 7.
Reverse- 50 C. is 2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. Left sides T-I in line. Two die cracks from a segment just left of U. One runs upward through UNITED STAT then to the edge above E. The other circles downward through olive leaves, 50 C. and to edge. Opposite center arrowhead. This reverse carried over from 1826 (Rev R)
According to Edgar Souders, he estimates that the projected mintage for this overdate is approximately 350,642. Get his book Bust Half Fever and read all about overdates and how he came up with the number! The varieties that this number includes are O-101, O-102, and O-103.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-101: 1Overall Number: 222
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
11/13 Heritage (Newman) NGC MS65 CAC
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) PCGS MS64
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS64 CAC
04/09 Alpine Numismatics FPL PCGS MS64
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Lauderdale) PCGS MS63