1824 O-112 R4 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: K (Second Marriage, first used in 1823)
O-112 R4 below, O-112a R4 at bottom
Problem free exaples are generally difficult in any grade and there is only a small group of MS examples up to MS64, most of whom have been off the market for a rather long time.
Variety Attribution O-112: Obverse-Stars large with sharp points close to milling. Date is a close 8 mm., base of 8 a shade higher than 1 and 2. Indented center dot on neck. Specimens normally show doubling or multiple profiles.
O-112a: Circular die crack from edge between star 13 and 4 which extends upward across curls and drapery to front edge of bust and lightly across field to star 4.
Reverse- 50 C. is 2 1/4 mm. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. Letters of legend are all well separated. Right sides of DE, T-I are in line.
1824 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-112: 3
Overall Number: 169
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-112):
06/06 Downey MBS 32 (DeOlden) PCGS MS63 (Pryor)
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS AU58
01/11 Stu Keen FPL AU58
01/14 Downey MBS 38 (Davignon) PCGS AU55
05/07 Heritage (CSNS-ST Louis) PCGS AU53
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-112a):
09/14 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS61
04/10 Heritage (Frederick-CSNS) PCGS AU50
07/15 Heritage (Internet) NGC XF40
05/07 Heritage (Internet) ANACS VF30 det cleaned
05/10 Downey FPL VF20 det cleaned (Tidwell)