1814 O-104 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar


Obverse: 4
Reverse: D

O-104 R4 (Prime) top, O-104a R2 bottom

The early die state without cracks is rather rare and the 104a die state has many neat cracks attracting the attention of collectors. There are high grade examples available along with a decent pop of XF and AU coins, but the competition is high, especially because of the date.
1814, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1814, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1814, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1814, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution O-104: Obverse-Date is 9 1/4 mm. with broad 8 and second 1 is lower than the other figures.
O-104a: Die cracks, one from star 3 to end of nose. Another from 18 crosses end of butst to inner points of stars 1 and 2. A third crack from second 1 through 4 to curl.

O-104: Reverse- 50 C. is 2 3/4 mm. and low. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Center dot on crossbar 5. Right sides of T-I are in line. This early state without any die cracks is very scarce.
O-104a: Die cracks, one from edge through lower half of U across tip of wing, olive leaves and arrows. Another from base of U under NI to base of T then upward through ED to top of ST. Still another from edge above last S in STATES across OF to edge above M.

1814, O-104a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1814, O-104a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1814, O-104a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1814, O-104a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1814 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-104: 2
Overall Number: 74

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-104):
06/16 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS64
11/07 Alpine Numismatics FPL               PCGS MS64
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft Lauderdale)     PCGS MS63
01/08 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)               PCGS MS62 CAC
04/10 Heritage (CSNS-Frederick)          PCGS XF45

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-104a):
11/13 Heritage (Newman)                       NGC MS65 CAC
09/15 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach)        NGC MS65
09/15 Heritage (Long Beach)                 NGC MS64
02/14 Heritage (New York)                     PCGS MS64
08/13 Heritage (Chicago)                       NGC MS64