1834 O-108 R2 Large Date, Small Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar
There is a single MS67 at the top of the census, along with a decent group of high grade MS specimens for this common die marriage.
PCGS Graded AU50. A pleasing blue-gray toned example.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 8 a shade less than 1/2 mm. from cap. 1 centered between drapery and milling. Mouth slightly open with full cured lower lip. Date is 7 3/4 mm. with slender figures and open 3.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and fairly well centered. Arrow to A is 1 mm. I is centered under right side of T. Lines of many crossbars are isible far into left wing and a few into right wing. Die defect line from end of upper olive leaf. Line 1 of stripe 4 well below shield, right and left outlines of shield extend past center at base.
1834 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-108: 4Overall Number: 400
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
04/19 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) PCGS (S) MS65+ CAC
12/16 Legend (Regency XIX) PCGS (S) MS65 CAC
08/13 Heritage (Chicago) PCGS MS65 (former NGC MS65)
04/11 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) NGC MS65
11/15 Stack's-B (Baltimore) PCGS MS64