1830 O-109 R3 Small 0 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Obverse: 5 (Third Marriage)
Somewhat tougther marriage requiring some effort to aquire the proper specimen. Several MS examples top the census, but AUs do not seem to appear as often.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 13 is 1/2 mm. from curl. Date is a close 8 mm. There is a fine circular line in upper loop of 8. 18 is noticeably higher than 30. Most show a dot below date between 8 and 3 near milling. Stars usually drawn to edge.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 mm. and quite high, the C. only 1/4 mm. from olive stem.. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. The 4 lower crossbars extend through shield on left. The left sides of D and E are in line. I centered under left side of T.
1831 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-109: 9 (Minted in 1831 after 1831 O-103)Overall Number: 344
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
05/11 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) PCGS MS64
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS63 CAC
07/08 Downey FPL (ANA-Meyer) PCGS MS63
01/07 Stack's (Orlando) PCGS MS63
10/16 Heritage (Dallas) PCGS MS62