1828 O-115 R2, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar
Obverse: 9 (Second Marriage)
Common die marriage with several high end gems at the top of the census.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Date is 8 1/2 mm. Star 1 is 3/4 mm. from Drapery. Star 13 less barely misses touching Curl. By this marriage, die defect lines no longer visible.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and high. Arrow to A is less than 1/4 mm. I is centered under T. Stripes 3 and 5 each have 1 line to second crossbar. Fine defect lines usually visible between left wing and scroll. Several fine die cracks encircle the reverse contiguous to the legend, etc.
1828 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-115: 21Overall Number: 290
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
02/17 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS66 (former NGC MS65*)
08/12 Stack's-B (ANA-Philly) NGC MS66
04/12 Heritage (Chicago) NGC MS66
04/14 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) NGC MS65
05/12 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) NGC MS65