1827 O-142 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
A decent group of MS64's tops the census for this marriage, and appearances are frequent enough to obtain an example in most grades up to the top.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 1 is 11/4 mm. from drapery. Date is 8 1/2 mm. and high. Bottom of 8 thin, tall vertical serif on 2.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 3/4 mm. and high. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. I is centered under right side of T. here are 2 die lines in field below left wing and die is unfinished in leaf area.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-142: 26
Overall Number: 247
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
09/16 Legend (Regency XVIII) PCGS MS64
06/15 Downey FPL PCGS MS64 CAC (former NGC MS64)
06/15 Heritage (CSNS-St Louis) NGC MS64
03/07 Heritage (ANA-Charlotte) PCGS MS64
08/10 Heritage (Boston) PCGS MS63