1834 O-109 R1 Small Date, Small Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 9
Reverse: I
Minted in 1835
A large group of Gem survivors exists for this marriage, generally available in all grades up to MS67.
1834, O-109, Large Date, Small Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1834, O-109, Large Date, Small Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1834, O-109, Large Date, Small Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1834, O-109, Large Date, Small Letters, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star are mostly sharp except star 8 which is flat and close to cap. Date is 7 mm. with small slender, sharp  figures and a heavy serif at top of 1. A patch of tiny dots is usually visible nbear lower ribbon end. A small die line extends 3/4 mm. from end of bust. This variety has an abnormally high and sharply serrated rim.

Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/4 mm. and rather high. The 5 small with straight top and closed loop. The 0 is an oblong and the C. is relatively large. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. etters are all small, sharp and distant from milling. There are horizontal lines between stripes. This reverse rim is also higher and sharper than usual. Double segment above last S in STATES. Lump in field near milling under left wing tip.

1835 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-109: 44 (Minted in 1835 after 1835 O-103)
Overall Number: 426

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
03/12 Stack's-B (Baltimore)                  NGC MS67 (ex Sweet)
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati)        NGC MS67 (Eliasberg/Kaufman)
02/16 Legend (Regency XVI)                NGC MS66+ CAC  (former NGC MS66 CAC former NGC MS65 CAC)
10/14 Heritage (Gardner-New York)    NGC MS66 CAC
08/17 Legend (Regency XXII)               PCGS MS65 (former NGC MS65)