1836 O-123 R4 Capped Bust Half Dollar
This marriage is generally tough in AU and MS grades. Perhaps an MS64 is finest.
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 8 is 1 mm. from cap. Stars 4 and 5 are usually, if not always, quite flat and weak. Date is 7 mm.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. I is centered under left side of T. Stem and claw are usually flat and weak. Border of shield on left is thick and coarse, but on the right it is only a thin line and this line is overrun by the crossbars. E centered under D. Top apex of shield unfinished.
1836 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-123: 15
Overall Number: 441
Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records:
05/12 Heritage (Long Beach) PCGS MS64 CAC
02/13 Heritage (Long Beach) NGC MS62
02/19 Stack's-B (Baltimore) PCGS AU58
03/10 DLRC (Picky Collection) PCGS AU58 CAC
08/15 Downey MBS 41 PCGS AU58 CAC