1825 O-106 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 4
Reverse: F
O-106 R3 is below, O-106a R3 at bottom
The later die state appears to be more common, but this marriage is generally available in all grades up to Gem Unc.


NGC Graded XF40. Definite barn find. Dark brown original toning, with an off strike. Struck off center with the Eagle struck flat.
1825, O-106, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1825, O-106, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1825, O-106, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1825, O-106, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars large and mostly flat.  Star 13 is 1/4 mm. from curl. Date is 8 mm. 5 recut at lower curve of top. mouth open.

Reverse- 50C is 1 3/4 mm.  Arrow and A  nearly touch. Arrowheads are close. Most crossbars extend left of shield and some far into right wing. RI very close with base of R slightly higher. No center dot.

O-106a: Die crack from millin above I in AMERICA to top of A an base of 50 C. Another fine crack from milling below left pair of leaves through UNITED.

1825, O-106a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1825, O-106a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1825, O-106a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1825, O-106a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar

1825 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-106: 19
Overall Number: 202

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-106:
03/16 Stack's-B (Baltimore Rarities)      NGC MS66
04/10 Heritage (Frederick-CSNS)          NGC MS64
05/09 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS63
10/07 Stack's (72nd Anniversary)          NGC MS63
08/16 Stack's-B (ANA-Anaheim)              PCGS MS62

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records O-106a:
04/10 Heritage (Frederick-CSNS)          NGC MS64
01/12 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)               PCGS MS63
05/09 Heritage (Long Beach)                 PCGS MS63
10/07 Stack's (72nd Anniversary)          NGC MS63
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)               NGC MS62+