1828 O-113 R3, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar
Obverse: 7 (Second Marriage)
Somewhat common with an MS65 topping the list.
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. By this marriage, die defect lines no longer visible. Latest die states have stars drawn to edge.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. Arrow to A nearly touch. Right sides T-I in line. op of UN and base of AM very close. Area between olive leaves is flled with unfinished die workl.
1828 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-113: 16Overall Number: 285
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
11/17 Heritage (Dallas) PCGS MS64
06/12 Stack's-B (Baltimore) NGC MS64
07/17 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS63
05/16 Goldberg (Long Beach) PCGS MS63
08/16 Stack's-B (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS63 (Newman)