1817 O-112 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 9
Reverse: I
O-112 R2 below, O-112a R2 at bottom
Readily available in higher grades with an MS65 at the top. This one seems to appear more frequently than other 1817's. The prime die state without cracks seems to be more scarce than the R2 indicates though, not apearing as frequently in higher grades.

1817, O-112, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1817, O-112, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1817, O-112, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1817, O-112, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse- Stars are close to milling. Star 13 is 1/2 mm. from curl. Date is 8 3/4 mm. 7 is wider and higher than 181. Several fine vertical lines in front of throat from jaw line to upper chest.

Reverse- 50 C. is 2 mm. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. RI in AMERICA joined and base of I is slightly higher than base of R. I is left of T.

O-112: Die crack from olive stem circles through leaves to top of UNITED ST.

NGC Graded AU55: A flashy coin toned Blue, Orange and Brown.Some die clashes present, and an odd row of segments is present near the eye.
1817, O-112a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1817, O-112a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1817, O-112a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1817, O-112a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1817 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-112: 10
Overall Number: 92

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-112:
02/16 Legend (Regency XVI)                  PCGS MS63+ CAC
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim)               NGC MS62
04/15 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago)             PCGS AU58 CAC
03/07 Heritage (Dallas)                           ANACS AU53 (cleaned)
10/08 Heritage  (Long Beach)                NGC XF45

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-112a:
09/10 Heritage (Long Beach)                 NGC MS63
12/09 Heritage (Houston)                       PCGS MS63
02/06 Heritage (Long Beach)                 NGC MS63
03/11 Heritage (ANA-Sacramento)         PCGS MS62
01/11 Heritage  (FUN-Tampa)                  PCGS MS62