1828 O-117 R1, Square Base 2, Small 8's Large Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 10
Reverse: O
O-117 R1 is below, O-117a R1? at bottom
A common die marriage with specimens available up to MS66. the later die state appears far less than the earlier die state.

NGC Graded AU53. A richly toned original coin with nice surfaces.
1828, O-117, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1828, O-117, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1828, O-117, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1828, O-117, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 13 is 1/2 mm. from curl. Date is 8 mm., and quite low. Square base 2 small 8's. Mouth slightly open.

Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/4 mm. and high. 5 is higher than 0 and tipped sharply to left. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. I is centered under left side of T. Serif of C in 50 C is recut at top.

O-117a: Die crack from edge below left wing tip along top of UNITED STATES OF A to edge above M.
1828, O-117a, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1828, O-117a, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1828, O-117a, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1828, O-117a, Square Base 2, Small 8's, Large Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1828 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-117: 24
Overall Number: 293

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-117:
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati)          NGC MS66 (Eliasberg/Kaufman)
05/07 Heritage (CSNS-St.Louis)             PCGS MS64
12/10 Heritage (Houston)                       PCGS MS64
01/07 Hertiage (FUN-Orlando)               PCGS MS63
06/16 Heritage (Long Beach)                  NGC MS62

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-117a:
09/18 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS64
05/18 Hertiage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS64
09/16 Heritage (Long Beach)                PCGS MS64
05/12 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS64
02/09 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS64