1827 O-117 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-117 R3 is below O-117a R4 at bottom
A decent group of MS examples top the census, with perhaps the Overton example at MS65 being finest.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 1 is 1 1/4 mm. from drapery and star 13 is 1/2 mm. from curl. Date is 8 mm. and high with large curl and rather thick base in 2, the thin stand nearly broken where it joins base.
O-117: Reverse- 50 C. is 2 mm. and the C is higher than 50. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm.Left side if E, right side of D in line. 5 in 50 is recut at left side of upright. I centered under right side of T.
O-117a: Only a trace of milling remains. A die crack at top of STATE.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-117: 24Overall Number: 245
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-117):
06/19 Legend (Regency XXXIII) PCGS (S) MS64 (Link)
06/11 Teletrade PCGS MS64
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) PCGS MS63
06/14 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) PCGS MS63
06/19 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS62
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-117a):
07/10 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS63 CAC
02/17 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) PCGS MS62
07/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS62
07/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS AU58
06/13 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC AU55