1836 O-115 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Generaly a common die marriage available in all grades up through MS66.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars 2, 5, and 12 show recutting. Date 7 1/2 mm. and low, with thick heavy numerals and the 8 widely recut at top.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 mm. and high, with a well formed 5 that has a broad curved top and is higher than 0. Arrow to A is 1 mm. Right sides of D-E in line, Legend is close to milling and scroill is close to legend. Along straight diagonal die line rins from bottom to top between stropes 3 to 6. I in AMERICA recut at base. Long straight die line connects tip of upper olive leaf to left wing. Circular die lines at base between S-O and F-A.
1836 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-115: 12Overall Number: 438
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
06/14 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS66* CAC
09/16 Legend (Regency XVIII) PCGS MS65 (former PCGS MS64)
02/18 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS64
05/16 Legend (Regency XVII- New Orleans) PCGS MS64
01/10 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) NGC MS64