1827 O-124 R5+ Capped Bust Half Dollar
Obverse: 17 (Second Marriage, used between 2 uses of O-135)
O-124 R5+ (PICS NEEDED) O-124a R5+ is below.
One of the toughest 1827's, rarely appearing on the market. The finest is an MS64, and there may be 2 other MS examples out there, with AU's being extremely rare. The early die state is likely more of an R7.
Variety Attribution O-124: Obverse-Star 1 is slightly over 1/2 mm. from Drapery. Star 8 is 3/4 mm. from Cap. Star 13 is 1/2 mm. from Curl. Date is 8 mm. and and a broad 1 with slender serifs to left. Light milling and stars drawn to edge.
O-124a: Stars drawn to edge. No milling.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. Center line of stripe 4 extends below shield to feather. Right sides of T-I in line. Light milling and letters frawn to edge.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-124: 20Overall Number: 241
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-124):
08/13 Downey MBS 37 (Nomura/Hilgard) XF40 (Overton 3rd and 4th ed. Plate coin)
05/10 Downey FPL VF25 (AWR scratched over eagle, luster)
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-124a):
01/18 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS62
08/10 Heritage (Witham-Boston) PCGS AU58
10/08 Stack's (73rd Anniversary) NGC AU58
08/09 Downey MBS 34 (Meyer/Bakke) AU53
11/16 Heritage (New York) PCGS AU50 det (Damage)