1821 O-101 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-101R1 is below O-101a R1 at bottom
The 101a die state appears to be more common than the O-101 early die state, the 101 perhaps having a higher rarity rating of R3 or so. There are a couple of gems at the top of the census.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 13 is 1/2 mm. from curl.The date is 8 mm. Center dot on neck.
Reverse- 50C is 2 mm. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Crossbar 5 extends into left wing. Center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. Right sides of T-I in line. Spike on right wing opposite of A3.
O-101a: Die crack from below leaves to top of UNITED STATE and die lump in upper loop of first S in STATES. Additional crack at top of RICA.
1821 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-101: 1
Overall Number: 133
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-101:
10/14 Heritage (New York) NGC MS65 (Ex-Eliasberg, Gardner)
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS MS64
11/05 Heritage (Palm Beach) PCGS MS64
03/12 Stack's-B (Baltimore) PCGS MS63
03/06 Heritage (Palm Beach) ANACS AU58 cleaned
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-101a:
04/14 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) NGC MS65
04/13 Heritage (CSNS-Chicago) PCGS MS64
05/06 Stack's (Northern Bay 3) MS64 Prooflike
08/16 Downey MBS 43 (ANA-Anahem) PCGS MS63
08/12 Heritage (Philly) PCGS MS63