1821 O-104 R1 Capped Bust Half Dollar
O-104 R1 is below, O-104a R2 at bottom.
A common die marriage with plenty of AU and MS examples available. The later die state is more scarce yet still readily seen.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Date is 8 mm. and evenly spaced. Star 7 upper edge of headband. Center dot on neck. Most specimens show fine vertical lines in front of throat.
O-104: Reverse- 50C is 2 1/4 mm. with well formed figures and 5 canted sharply to right. Arrow to A is slightly over 1/2 mm.
O-104a: Die crack at top of UNITED STAT and another at top of MERICA and through base of 0 C.
1821 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-104: 5
Overall Number: 137
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-104):
02/17 Legend (internet Auction) NGC MS65 (Ex-Eliasberg)
10/12 Heritage (Dallas) NGC MS64
11/07 Alpine Numismatics FPL PCGS MS64
10/07 Stack's (Bunting-72nd anniv) PCGS MS64
12/10 Heritage (Houston) PCGS AU58
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-104a):
02/16 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC AU58
06/15 Downey FPL PCGS AU58
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS AU58
02/07 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC AU58
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS AU55