1823 O-104 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Somewhat tougher marriage with a couple MS64's at the top of the census. There have not been too many problem free examples showing up for sale above XF.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars large. Star 1 is 1 1/4 mm. from Drapery. Star 13 is 1/4 mm from curl. Date is 7 1/2mm. 2 is distinctly lower than 183. Small indented center dot. Some show a small crack at star 7. this, as well as most other 1823's have many specimens exhibiting a variety of double and even triple profiles..
Reverse- 50C is 2 mm.Center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Bottom crossbar extends right past border of shield. I centered under right side of T.
1823 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-104: 8Overall Number: 161
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS64 CAC
05/12 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS64
02/17 Legend (internet Auction) PCGS MS63 CAC (Hamilton)
05/07 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS63
01/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS60 det (cleaned)