1827 O-141 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Though slightly less common, this die marriage is available in all grades up through MS64. The Overton plate coin is also an MS64, though it is out of circulation.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 1 is 1 mm. from drapery. Date is 8 mm. and well centered. 2 is lower at top than 187. Star 13 1/4 mm. from curl.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and low, with a large C, that is leaning sharply to left. Arrow to A slightly less than 1/2 mm. I is centered below left side of T. First 2 lines of stripe 1 and line 3 of stripe 3 extend to second crossbar. Die line crosses C in 50 C. Late states show no milling.
1827 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-141: 23
Overall Number: 244
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
07/09 Heritage (FUN-W. Palm Beach) NGC MS64 CAC
10/15 Heritage (Internet) NGC MS62
07/08 Heritage (ANA-Baltimore) NGC MS62
04/17 Heritage (Dallas) NGC MS61
01/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS61