1834 O-104 R2 Large Date, Small Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar
Common die marriage with examples available in all grades, and proof specimens were also struck.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are relatively flat. Date is 8 mm. with an open 3 amd extra tall tapered 1. Top of 1 is only 1/2 mm. from drapery, the closest of any large date 1834.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/4 mm. and high. Arrow to A is 1 mm. I is centered under left side of T. Lines 1 and 2 of stripe 4 extend far below border of shield. Die lump in field under TE in UNITED on most specimens seen.
1834 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-104: 8Overall Number: 404
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
02/18 Stacks-B (Collector's Choice) NGC MS65
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) PCGS MS65 (former PCGS MS64 CAC)
08/12 Stack's-B (ANA-Philly) PCGS MS65
03/16 Stack's-B (Baltimore Rarities) NGC MS64+
07/08 Heritage (ANA-Baltimore) PCGS MS64