1828 O-112 R3, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: J (Second Marriage)
A common die marriage with a decent group of MS and AU examples appearing from time to time.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Date is 8 mm. and the figures are thick and close. There are several horizontal lines about 2 mm. to left of 1 and between end of bust milling. These lines are visible on most specimens but disappear on worn specimens. Star 1 is 3/4 mm. from Drapery. Star 13 less than 1/4 mm. from Curl.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/4 mm. and high. The C leans sharply to left and has a serif that is doubled at the front and below the main final cutting. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. I centered under right side of T. Arrowheads connected by die defect lines. Line 3 of stripe 3 to fourth crossbar. Die defect lines connecting arrowheads and recutting at C in 50 C partially obliterated by die lapping..
1828 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-112: 15Overall Number: 284
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
08/16 Hertiage (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS65 CAC (Renrob)
02/16 Stack's-B (Pogue Part 3) PCGS MS65+ (former NGC MS66)
07/13 Legend-Morphy (Las Vegas) PCGS MS65
08/18 Downey MBS 47 (ANA Philly) PCGS MS64 CAC (Friend, Link, Davignon)
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) PCGS MS64 (former NGC MS63 CAC)