1827 O-130 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Obverse: 20 (Third Marriage)
NGC Graded AU50. Antique original golden brown/olive drab toning. Luster subdued but details are there.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are close to milling. Star 1 is 3/4 mm. from Drapery. Star 13 is 1/4 mm. from curl. Date is 8 1/4mm, and well centered. Stars are sharp (re-punched). Weakness in the base of 8 progresses to a thin break, where a piece is missing (bottom, lower loop). There is a slight chipping of the die, at the inside junction of the top and stand of 7.
Reverse- 50 C. is 2 mm. and well centered. Arrow to A is slightly over 1/2 mm. I is centered under right side of T. Stripes 2 through 6 are usually filled.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-130: 29Overall Number: 250
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
01/09 B&M (Rarities-orlando) PCGS MS64
04/08 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) NGC MS63
11/13 Heritage (Newman) NGC MS62
08/11 Heritage (Chicago) PCGS MS62
10/09 Heritage (October-Signature) PCGS MS61