1811 O-110 R1 Small 8 Capped Bust Half Dollar


Obverse: 8
Reverse: H

O-110 R1 below, O-110a R1 at bottom

Perhaps the most common die  marriage for 1811, with the finest being a lofty MS67. This would be a great 1811 die marriage to select a high grade example for a type collection. Both die states seem to be rather common, perhaps with over 1000 of each?

1811, O-110, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-110, Small 8 Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-110, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-110, Small 8 Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse-The wide mouth is slightly open. Date is 9 3/4 mm. well centered and all figures slanted sharply to the left. Stars 1 and 7 point between segments.

Reverse- 50 C. is 2 mm. The 5 is slender and well formed. Center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Arrowheads slender and well separated. AM solidly joined at base.

O-110a: Die crack from edge below olive leaves to top of UNITED to edge above first S in STATES.

1811, O-110a, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-110a, Small 8 Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-110a, Small 8, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811, O-110a, Small 8 Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1811 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-110: 3
Overall Number: 42

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-110:
05/13 Stack's-B (ANA-New Orleans)       PCGS MS66 CAC
05/17 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS65
05/16 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach)         NGC MS65
05/11 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach)         NGC MS65
09/16 Legend (Regency XVIII)                PCGS MS64+ CAC

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-110a:
06/13 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS67+ CAC
07/15 Legend FPL                                    PCGS MS66 CAC (former NGC MS66+ CAC (Newman))
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale)     NGC MS65 (Ex-Mccarthy)
03/16 Goldberg (Long Beach)                NGC MS65
07/17 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)                PCGS MS64+