1835 O-109 R2 Capped Bust Half Dollar
Somewhat common marriage, with a possible Specimen strike topping the census at MS67.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are small and 7, 11 and 13 show recutting with tiny extra points. Date 7 mm. well centered and evenly spaced. with figures set in nearly a straight line. 3 is open while loop of 5 is almost closed. Mouth is open with the usual abnormal curl to upper lip. Nose is almost pointed. Early states show a fine 2 mm. ling die line through lower outside point of star 4. Hair line from upper curl touches headband behind forecurl.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 mm. and high. The 5 nearly closed and C. is much larger than 50. Arrow to A is 1 mm. A shallow center dot between crossbars 3 and 4. Left side od D in line with right side of E. Right side of I under left side of T.
1835 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-109: 4Overall Number: 416
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
04/09 Heritage (CSNS-Cincinnati) NGC MS67
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim) NGC MS66
11/13 Heritage (new York) PCGS MS65
06/13 Stack's-B (Baltimore) ICG MS65
01/12 Heritage (FUN-Orlando) NGC MS64