1827 O-126 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Reverse: U (Second Marriage)
A common die marriage that may be had in grades up to MS64.
Raw Graded AU50. Bought this years ago and now it resides in an envelope. Have been trying to get this coin to develop a skin with little success.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are large and close to milling. Date is 8 1/4mm. A jagged die break in the lowest curl, can be seen on even Very Good graded specimens. Also a fine crack at base of 182 is usually visible.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 mm. with a large C. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Right side of T and left side of I in line.Center line of stripe 5 through 4 crossbars. Besides the center line of stripe 5, there are several other lines extending to crossbars 2 and 3. Center dot between crossbars 4 and 5.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-126: 40Overall Number: 261
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
05/16 Legend (Regency XVII-New Orleans) PCGS MS64+ CAC
08/10 Heritage (Witham-Boston) NGC MS64 (Not Sold)
02/09 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach) PCGS MS64
12/14 Heritage (Houston) PCGS MS63 CAC
08/12 Stack's-B (ANA-Philly) PCGS MS63