1827 O-108 R4- Capped Bust Half Dollar
Minted in 1828 prior to O-107
O-108 R4-? Below, O-108a R4- at bottom. Likely R4- Overall, with the earlier state being an R5 or scarcer. Generally available in all grades if one is not looking for the earlier state.
Variety Attribution O-108: Obverse-Star 1 is 3/4 mm. from drapery. Star 13 is 1/4 mm. from curl. Date is 8 mm. Mouth open. A small but deliberate dot has been placed just above the inner point of star 1.
O-108a: Die dot has been removed by lapping on most specimens.
O-108: Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. I is centered below T. Nost of lines in stripes extend well below shield. Rusting die has poduced a small patch of die dots in field between I in UNITED and left wing.
O-108a: Die break lump in upper part of F. The die dots in field below I in UNITED have been lapped so that only one or two remain.
1828 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-108: 7 (Minted in 1828 after 1828 O-105)Overall Number: 276
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-108):
03/15 Heritage (Dallas) NGC AU55
12/09 Coin Galleries Mail Bid AU53
07/07 Heritage (Tuesday-Internet) ANACS AU53 det (cleaned)
12/18 Heritage (Internet) NGC AU50
08/08 Heritage (Sunday-Internet) NCS AU50 det (improperly cleaned)
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-108a):
01/11 Heritage (FUN-Tampa) PCGS MS64
01/20 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) PCGS (S) MS63 (Link)
02/15 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS63 CAC
10/12 Heritage (ANA-Dallas) NGC MS63+
08/18 Downey MBS 47 (ANA Philly) PCGS MS62 CAC (Brown, Parsley, Davignon)