1806 O-114 R4 Draped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 9
Reverse: J
TY/TY
O-114 R5 below, O-114a R4 at bottom

Tougher die marriage with a prominent TY recut, which is the first of several die pairings with this obverse die. Neat die break on the later die state's reverse. There are 3-4 MS examples as well as a handful of AU's available. The finest being an MS63 in each die state.
TY over TY
TY over TY
1806, O-114, Draped Bust, Half Dollar, Pointed 6, Stem
1806, O-114, Draped Bust, Half Dollar, Pointed 6, Stem
1806, O-114, Draped Bust, Half Dollar, Pointed 6, Stem
1806, O-114, Draped Bust, Half Dollar, Pointed 6, Stem
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large with sharp points. S7 is 1 1/4 mm. from base of L. Star 8 is slightly over 1/2 mm. from top of Y. Date large, a close 8 mm. and high, 1 nearly touches curl and there is a small lump die defect just right of the tip of 6. T is broadly recut, with serifs, stand and base of first T showing clearly. Y shows recutting at both upper serifs and along left side. There is a center dot in hair below and to left of ear.

O-114: Reverse-5 berries, 3 are below the branch and the lowest one has a short stem, middle one touches leaf above upper one has a thick stem. Leaf points toward right base of I and about 1/2 mm. distant. Lower right serif of F missing. Letters of legend large and close to milling, ME very close at base. Star point attached to point of eagles beak.
O-114a: There is a heavy die crack from milling opposite second feather of left wing crosses entire reverse and through E in AMERICA to edge. Another crack from at left wing tip through D in UNITED and into field.

1806, O-114a, Draped Bust, Half Dollar, Pointed 6, Stem
1806, O-114a, Draped Bust, Half Dollar, Pointed 6, Stem
1806, O-114a, Draped Bust, Half Dollar, Pointed 6, Stem
1806, O-114a, Draped Bust, Half Dollar, Pointed 6, Stem
1806 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-114: 16

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-114):
01/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)            NGC MS63   
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale) NGC AU55
01/10 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)            PCGS AU50 det (altered surfaces)
02/17 Heritage (Long Beach)              PCGS (S) XF40
12/11 Heritage (New York)                  PCGS XF40 CAC
       
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-114a):
11/13 Heritage (Newman)                  PCGS MS63
08/09 B&M (ANA-Los Angeles)         NGC MS62 
01/13 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)         PCGS AU53
06/10 Stacks (Slade-Baltimore)        PCGS AU53
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa)            ANACS AU50