1829 O-108 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-108 R2 Below, O-108a R3 Bottom, Minted in 1830
A common die marriage with a reasonable availablility in grades up through GEM.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star1 is 1 mm. from Drapery. Star 13 slightly over 1/4 mm. from curl. Date is 8 mm.and pretty well centered. Die lines evidnet on most specimens between end of bust and edge.
O-108: Reverse- 50 C. is 1 3/4 mm. Top of 5 is recut and 5 is higher than 0 and tipped let. C is also tipped left. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. Right side I centered under T.
O-108a: A3 is filled at top and right stand of A3 is broadened from chipping of die.
1830 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-108: 2 (Minted in 1830, after 1830 O-106)
Overall Number: 314
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-108):
11/12 Stack's-B (Baltimore) NGC MS64
05/08 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS64
02/10 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS62
01/06 Heritage (Reiver-Dallas) NCS MS60 det scratched
08/15 Downey MBS 41 PCGS AU58
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-108a):
07/08 Heritage (ANA-baltimore) NGC MS66 (Not Sold)
01/20 Downey MBS 50 PCGS MS63 (Link)
08/18 Downey MBS 47 (ANA Philly) PCGS MS62 (Cape Cod)
01/17 Downey MBS 44 PCGS MS62 CAC (Ex DeOlden ICG MS64)
04/15 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) NGC MS62 CAC