1836 O-108 R1 1836 over 1336, Capped Bust Half Dollar
Demand is higher for this redbook variety, but it is available in all grades through MS65.
Graded XF40 by PCGS. Was ANACS XF45. Gray toned coin with a cool look. There are scattered hairlines under the toning.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are small and sharp. Date 7 mm. with 3 well closed. 8 is over an erroneously cut earlier 3. The knob of the latter clearly shows inside the lower loop of 8. On choice specimens signs of the first curves are also visible.
O-108a: Die crack base of date and another joining all stars on right.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and high. The 5 is well formed with sharply curved and pointed top. Arrow to A is 1 mm. The lower arrowshaft is broken under the eagle's claw, the stub shows clearly. I centered under right side of T. Some specimens show a dot or lump left of upper serif of second T in STATES.
According to Edgar Souders, he estimates that the projected mintage for this overdate is approximately 284,565. Get his book Bust Half Fever and read all about overdates and how he came up with the number!
1836 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-108: 3Overall Number: 429
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-108:
10/18 Stack's-B (Baltimore) PCGS MS64
08/14 Stack's-B (ANA-Chicago) NGC MS64
11/13 Heritage (Newman) NGC MS64+
11/09 Stack's (74th Anniv.-Baltimore) NGC MS64
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS63 CAC
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-108a:
11/10 B&M (Baltimore) PCGS MS64
05/08 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS63
02/18 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS62
04/13 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) NGC MS62
01/10 Alpine Numismatics FPL PCGS MS62