1811 O-105 R2 Small 8 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 4
Reverse: D
O-105 R4 Prime is below, O-105a R2 at bottom.


This die marriage boasts one of the highest graded Bust Halves of all time, an NGC MS68. Relatively common, examples can be found in all grades problem free with patience.
1811, O-105, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-105, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-105, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-105, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half
Variety Attribution : Obverse-Stars are large. Star 13 is 1/2 mm. from curl Date is 9 1/2 mm. 81 slightly closer than 18 or 11. Tiny center dot on neck.

O-105: Reverse-50 C. is 2 1/4 mm. Center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. A patch of die defect lumps on upper crossbars just left of center. Arrowheads separated. Arrow to A is slightly over 1/2 mm.  TE in STATES joined at top. The upper crossbar is cut boldly into right wing for nearly 2 full mm.
O-105a: A die crack has formed from edge below leaves left of  5, across tip of stem claw and wing, along wing across scroll through TES, along top of UNITED STA through olive leaves and to top of 5.


1811, O-105a, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-105a, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-105a, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-105a, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-105: 12
Overall Number: 51

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-105):
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)               NGC MS64
01/16 Heritage (FUN-Tampa)                  PCGS MS62 (former  NGC MS62+)
08/15 Downey MBS 41                            PCGS AU58 CAC
01/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)               NGC AU55
05/07 Stack's (Neon-New York)             AU53

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-105a):
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa)                  NGC MS68
02/17 Heritage (Long Beach)                PCGS (S) MS64+ CAC (Friend)
08/13 Heritage (Chicago)                       NGC MS64
02/12 Heritage (Long Beach)                 NGC MS64
03/16 Stack's-B (baltimoree Rarities)   PCGS MS63