1827 O-102 R1 7 over 6 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Obverse: 1 (Second Marriage)
Common die marriage with examples existing all the way up to MS67, yet seemingly difficult at times to obtain problem free. Demand for overdates is always high and this one is no exception.
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. Milling is light or partial, and stars are drawn to edge.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. Right sides T-I in line. Small die defect lump from upper right side of A3 to lower edge of segment. AM joined, with base of M higher than A.
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-102: 2Overall Number: 223
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
01/13 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS67
09/18 Legend (Regency-XXVIII) PCGS MS66 (Pogue) (former NGC MS66)
01/18 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) NGC MS66
02/16 Stack's-B (Pogue Part 3) PCGS MS66
06/15 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) NGC MS66