1829 O-102 R2 29 over 27 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 1 (Second Marriage)
Reverse: B
O-102 R2 is below, O-102a R5+? at bottom
Common Overdate with high grade examples being readily available.

1829, 29 over 27, O-102, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1829, 29 over 27, O-102, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1829, 29 over 27, O-102, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1829, 29 over 27, O-102, Capped Bust, Half Dollar

Variety Attribution: Obverse-1829 over 1827. Date is recut, 1 and 8 slightly lower and 2 and 9 higher than original figures. Bases of first 2 and 7 show at base of 2 and 9.

O-102a: There is a crack from the edge through 9 to the curl. The Overton 4th edition states that the "A" model has a crack from below star 1 to Bust. This is incorrect. The "A" model should have a die break from edge through 9 to the clasp,


Reverse- 50 C. is 1 mm. and high, with a short top on 5 that is noticeably filled between the stand and crossbar. The 5 is higher than 0, tipped more to left and the knob is nearly closed to the broken end of the stand. The C is large and open. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Left side T and right side I in line. Outside of lower curve of D is recut. Three lines of stripe 1 and lines 2 and 3 of stripe 2 and line 3 of stripe 5 to crossbar 2. 0 in 50 C. recut at bottom.

1829, 29 over 27, O-102a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1829, 29 over 27, O-102a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1829, 29 over 27, O-102a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1829, 29 over 27, O-102a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
There is a crack from the edge through 9 to the curl. The Overton 4th edition states that the "A" model has a crack from below star 1 to Bust. This is incorrect. The "A" model should have a die break from edge through 9 to the clasp.
1829, 29 over 27, O-102a Crack, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1829, 29 over 27, O-102 Crack Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Notes:
According to Edgar Souders, he estimates that the projected mintage for this overdate is approximately 390,753. Get his book Bust Half Fever and read all about overdates and how he came up with the number! The varieties that this number includes are O-101 and O-102.

1829 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-102: 16
Overall Number: 310

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati)         NGC MS66 (Kaufman-Finest Known)
05/15 Heritage (Long Beach)                NGC MS65
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa)                  NGC MS65
09/18 Legend (Regency XXVIII)             PCGS MS64 (Link, Eliasberg, former NGC MS64)
11/10 B&M (Baltimore)                           PCGS MS64

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
08/07 Stack's (Sherman-Milwaukee)          NGC MS62
02/17 Heritage (Long Beach)                     PCGS AU58
08/17 Downey MBS 45 (ANA-Denver)         PCGS AU55
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa)                       PCGS AU53 (Meyer)
07/13 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)                    PCGS XF45