1827 O-138 R4 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: R (Second Marriage)
Generally a tougher marriage with MS64 at the head of a small group of MS specimens. AU's are generally tough as well.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 1 is 3/4 mm. from drapery. Date is 8 1/4 mm. and a shade high, with small thick figures. Some specimens show light parallel lines above cap.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and low, with a small C, the smallest of this date. Stripes of shield are mostly solid. Arrow to A nearly touch, being less than 1/4 mm. There are straight die defect lines below eagle's head and the left wing.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-138: 15
Overall Number: 236
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
08/09 Heritage (Los Angeles) PCGS MS64
07/08 Downey (ANA-Meyer) NGC MS64
08/16 Downey MBS 43 (ANA-Anahem) NGC MS63
04/10 Heritage (Frederick-CSNS) PCGS MS62
08/18 Downey MBS 47 (ANA Philly) PCGS AU58 (Sears)