1828 O-117 R1, Square Base 2, Small 8's Large Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar
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.
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 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-117: 24Overall 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
03/19 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) PCGS (S) MS62
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