1827 O-109 R4- Capped Bust Half Dollar
Generally a tougher die marriage, yet with patience it does appear from time to time and may be obtained in most grades. Because 1827's are often un-attributed, the opportunity is also there for a cherry....
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large and close to milling. Star 12 to lower half of segment. Date is 7 3/4 mm. Curl of 2 is slender and the upturned serif is small, sharp and slanted out toward top of 7. Usually thre are several small raised die defect ridges and lumps visible on neck below ear.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 mm. and high. Arrow to A s slightly over 1/4 mm. Right side of T and left side of I are in line. First two lines of stripes 1, 2, and 3 are unfinished and improperly joined at lower ends to side of shiield.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-109: 46Overall Number: 267
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
04/08 B&M (Rarities-Chicago) NGC MS64
02/07 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS64
07/13 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS63
08/12 Heritage (Philladelphia) NGC MS63
02/18 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS62 CAC