1836 O-103 R4- Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: B (Second Marriage)
A much tougher variety making few appearances on the market. Keep an eye out for nice higher grade examples!
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars 7,8,11 and 13 show recutting. Date is 7 1/2 mm. and a shade low. The small 3 is lower than 8 or 6, tipped more to the left and nearly closed at top. 6 is larger and higher than 183. The stand of 1 extends clearly below the base.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/4 mm. and high. The 5 is slender, well formed, has a curved top, and is a shade lower than 0 which is unusual. Arrow to A is 1 mm. Crossbars 2 and 3 extend well into left wing. I is centered under left side of T. Little or no milling. Die lump between stripes 2 and 3 about 2 mm. below tops.
1836 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-103: 16
Overall Number: 442
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
08/11 Stack's-B (ANA-Chicago) NGC MS65
01/18 Downey MBS 46 (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS63 CAC (Prouty, Rutherford, Davignon)
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS63
04/17 Heritage (Dallas) PCGS MS62
04/10 Heritage (Frederick-CSNS) PCGS AU58