1819 O-111 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Relatively common, but higher grade examples in MS and AU are just a little on the scarce side.
NGC Graded XF45. A thick layer of toning coats this colorful example. There is quite a bit of luster remaining, subdued by the toning.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Date is close a close 8 3/4 mm. and 18 is wider than 819. Late states develop a fine crack from edge through lower point of star 12 to bust. Stars 1 and 2 are closer than other stars.
Reverse-50 C. is 2 mm. and low. Arrow to A is slightly over 1/2 mm. E in STATES is much lower than adjacent T and R is higher at base than I.
1819 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-111: 6
Overall Number: 116
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
07/18 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS64 (Eliasberg)
09/18 Legend (Regency-XXVIII) PCGS MS64 CAC (Link, former NGC MS63)
01/17 Heritage (FUN-Ft. Lauderdale) PCGS MS63
04/15 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) NGC MS61
12/18 Heritage (Signature) NGC MS62