1834 O-109 R1 Small Date, Small Letters, Capped Bust Half Dollar
Minted in 1835
A large group of Gem survivors exists for this marriage, generally available in all grades up to MS67.
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
08/19 Heritage (ANA-Chicago) PCGS (S) MS65 (Friend)