1812 O-104 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar


Obverse: 4
Reverse: C

O-104 R1 below, O-104a R1 at bottom
A common die marriage with high grade examples available up to MS66. Look for the very late die state with an additional die crack from top of 1 to star 1.

NGC Graded XF45. A heavily toned example that has luster peeking though. A decent early die state specimen with quite a bit of die rotation present.
1812, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1812, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1812, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1812, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars 1 and 8 each 1 mm. from drapery and cap. Date is 9 1/2 mm and well centered. tiny dot on neck.

O-104a:  Die crack from left of 1 in date actoss end of bust to star 1.

Reverse-50 C. is 2 mm. and low with slender 5 and top of 50 are even. O shows recutting inside near top and outside of lower right. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. A tiny half segment between two larger ones above U. in UNITED. AM are separated and even at bases.

O-104a:  Fine die cracks at NITED and top of STATES. Another fine crack from olive leaves across eagle and scroll to of.

1812, O-104a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1812, O-104a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1812, O-104a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1812, O-104a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar

1812 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-104: 6
Overall Number: 58

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-104:
09/16 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS64 CAC
02/15 Heritage (Internet)                        PCGS MS64
05/13 Stack's-Bowers (ANA-NewOrl.)    PCGS MS64+
01/10 Alpine Numismatics FPL               PCGS MS64
06/10 B&M (Baltimore)                            PCGS MS64


Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-104a:
01/13 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)               PCGS MS65 (Additional crack from top of 1 to S1, R4)
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale)     PCGS MS64+ CAC
11/08 B&M (Gladstone-Balt)                  PCGS MS64
12/09 Heritage (Houston)                       PCGS MS64 (Addictional crack from top of 1 to S1, R4, Not Sold)
11/07 Heritage (Long beach)                  PCGS MS63