1836 O-101 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 1
Reverse: A
O-101 R1 is below, O-101a R1 at bottom
Common die marriage available in all grades.


1836, O-101 Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1836, O-101 Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1836, O-101 Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1836, O-101 Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are small, sharp and well clear of milling. Star 8 is 1 mm. from cap. Stars 6, 7, and 11 recut. Date 7 1/2 mm. with 83 a shade closer than 18 or 36. a tiny spur or tine attached to right side of loop on 6. Late die states or worn specimens may not show the small tine at 6, or all of the recutting at stars 6, 7 and 11. Small die line from end of nose.

Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/4 mm. and a trifl e high. Loop of the 5 is nearly closed and the top is straight.  Arrow to A is slightly over 1/2 mm. There is a double segment above last S in STATES. Crossbars lack detail. Stand of E is under right curve of D. I approximately centered under right side of T. Left side of N recut.

O-101a: Die crack from edge at left wing tip across olive leaves to eagle's tail feathers.



1836, O-101a Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1836, O-101a Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1836, O-101a Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1836, O-101a Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1836 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-101: 6
Overall Number: 432

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-101:
09/18 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach)         PCGS MS65
05/16 Heritage (Internet)                         NGC MS64 CAC
11/13 Heritage (Newman)                        NGC MS64+ (Noticeably Prooflike)
06/14 Heritage (Long Beach)                  PCGS MS64 CAC
08/10 Heritage (Boston)                          PCGS MS63 CAC

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-101a:
12/09 Heritage (Houston)                      PCGS MS65
04/14 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago)           PCGS MS64
08/13 Stack's-B (ANA-Chicago)             NGC MS64+ (Reverse struck through)
12/11 Heritage (New York)                     PCGS MS64
06/10 B&M (Baltimore)                           NGC MS64