1831 O-116 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Slightly tougher in higher grades, but still available up MS64 which looks like the top of the census. This one does not seem to appear too often above XF.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large, mostly flat and close to milling. key stars are distant from central design. Star 8 is 1 mm. from cap and star 13 is 1/2 mm. from curl. Date is 7 mm.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 mm. and high. Arrow to A is 1 mm. Right side of I is centered under T. eft side of shield appears as a broad double line. left base of M well above right base of A. Right lower serif of M recut.
1831 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-116: 1Overall Number: 336
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) NGC MS64
09/17 Downey FPL NGC MS63
06/15 Legend (Regency-Las Vegas) PCGS MS63
05/09 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS62
02/13 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS61