1822 O-104 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 4
Reverse: C
Somewhat common with a gem at the top of the census and a decent group of MS and AU specimens surviving.

PCGS Graded XF45. A thick coating of olive drab patina adorns this example. Strike is a little mushy in the hair. Quite a bit of luster remains.
1822, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1822, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1822, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1822, O-104, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars 8 and 13 each about 1/2 mm. from cap and curl. Date is 8 1/2 mm. with slender digits. Center dot on  neck.

Reverse- 50C is 1 3/4 mm. and well centered. Arrowheads separated. Arrow to A is slightly less than 1/2 mm. N in UNITED is higher than U or I. Left side of T in line with right side of I.

1822 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-104: 8
Overall Number: 147

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
06/16 Heritage (Long Beach)                  NGC MS65
05/11 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach)         NGC MS65
09/16 Heritage (Long Beach)                  PCGS MS63
09/13 Heritage (Long Beach)                  PCGS MS63
05/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa)                   PCGS MS62