1833 O-107 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
1 over 1 variety
Slightly scarcer in grades above XF, with MS66 at the top of the census. Tough marriage in problem free AU.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large and rather close to milling. Star 8 is very close, less than 1/4 mm. from cap. Date is 8 mm.and levenly spaced. A blunt 1 has been punched over a long serifed 1, the right base of same slants down toward bottom of 8.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and high. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. any lines, especially of stripes 2 and 3, extend below shield. Heavy center dot between crossbars 3 and 4. top of 5 usually weak.
1833 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-107: 11Overall Number: 390
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
08/16 Stack's-B (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS66
08/16 Stack's-B (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS65+
06/15 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) NGC MS65
01/12 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS64
01/18 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS63