1835 O-101 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: A (Second Marriage, the first being in 1834 rev U O-121)
Common die marriage with examples existing up through MS65.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are small and sharp. Star 8 is 1/2 mm. from cap. Date 7 mm. and 83 is closer than 18 or 35. Knob of 5 is partially flat and a vertical line connects same to upright. Upper lip is thick and has a sharp unnatural curl. Mouth slightly open.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 3/4 mm. and well centered. The small 5 has a broad curved and recut top, is higher than 0 and tipped more sharply to left. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Left sides of T and right side of I are in line. A small center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. Line 3 of stripe 5 to crossbar 2 Upper right serif of I in PLURIBUS is missing. This is reverse U carried over from 1834 (O-121).
1835 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-101: 7Overall Number: 419
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
02/16 Stack's-B (Pogue Part 3) PCGS MS65+
08/13 Heritage (Chicago) NGC MS65
06/17 Stack's-B (Baltimore) PCGS MS64
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS64 CAC
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS64