1835 O-102 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: A (Third Marriage, the first being in 1834 rev U O-121)
Somewhat common marriage with several high end examples available.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are small and clear of milling. Date 7 1/4 mm. and a bit low. 5 has a narrow and nearly straight top. 83 is closer than 18 or 35. The forecurl and headband curve away from each other leaving a definite oal between. There is a flat spot in the milling opposite end of bust, with little or no separation of the segments.
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-102: 8Overall Number: 420
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
03/18 Stacks-B (Baltimore) NGC MS65+ ( former NGC MS64)
10/16 Heritage (Dallas) PCGS MS64
08/07 Heritage (ANA-Milwaukee) PCGS MS64
07/07 Alpine Numismatics FPL PCGS MS64
02/07 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS64 (Friend)