1828 O-101 R1, Curl Base No Knob 2, Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: A (Second Marriage, first used on O-108, 1827)
A common die marriage with a few MS64 examples at the top of the census. Obtainable in all grades below that.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Date is 9 1/2 mm, with large thick 8's and all figures are very close together. Die defect lines below bust and left of date.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and high. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. Left sides of T and I in line. the die break lump in F shows on nearly all specimens. This reverse used in 1827 (O-108, rev H).
1828 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-101: 8Overall Number: 277
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
09/18 Legend (Regency-XXVIII) PCGS MS64 (Link)
01/18 Heritage (FUN-Tampa ) PCGS MS64
02/09 Superior (Pre-Long Beach) NGC MS64 (Not Sold)
08/15 Downey MBS 41 PCGS MS63 CAC
01/12 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS63