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1832 Capped Bust Halfs GG Grandfather Overtons

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Owner:  McBlzr1
Last Modified:  4/23/2017
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1832 Capped Bust Half Dollars
Various Overton Numbers
This was the year my GG Grandfather was born !


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View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-122 NGC XF Details SMALL LETTERS O-122
XF Details
IMPROPERLY CLEANED
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 1 is 1 1/4 mm. from drapery. Stars are close to milling. Date is 7 3/4mm. and a shade low. The tall 1 has a long serif at top and 3 tipped noticeably to left.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/4 mm. large, and well centered. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. I centered under left side of T. All lines in shield sharp.
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-103 NGC VF 35 SMALL LETTERS O-103
VF-35

Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are medium in size. Star 13 is 1/4 mm. from curl. Date is 8 1/4 mm. and slightly low, with a small blunt serif on 1. Die lump on drapery fold between 18 and clasp shows on higher grade specimens. Star 8 is less than 1/4 mm. from cap.

Reverse- 50 C. is slightly over 1 1/2 mm. and high, 5 is recut at left upright. Arrow to A is 3/4 mm. Left side of T and right side of I in line. AM close at base, with serif if A higher than serif of M.
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-120a NGC XF Details SMALL LETTERS O-120a
XF Details IMPROPERLY CLEANED
Variety Attribution O-120: Obverse-Stars are mostly flat. Date is 8 mm. With a recut serif on 1, similar to obverse 11 on O-116 but different. Also traces of this recutting show at base and along right side.All specimens seen show a die crack at base of date that runs under end of bust.

O-120a: Additional die crack from rim just above star 3 to lower chin. Another from rim across star 12 to curl. these frist two cracks will eventually connect. Another from star 5 across head and star 10 to edge.
Reverse- 50 C. is 1 3/4 mm. and low, top of C. 1 full mm. from olive stem. Arrowheads crude and joined together and to shafts above. Arrow to A is nearly 3/4 mm. ER nearly touch at base. A in STATES is much higher at base than first T. The right curve at top of the shield extends left at center into the eagle's neck. No tail feathers left at all.
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 LARGE LETTERS O-101 NGC XF Details LARGE LETTERS O-101
XF Details SCRATCHES

Variety Attribution: Obverse-Cap extends over headband to curl. Stars medium in size and close to milling. Date is 8 mm. and rather low. The 1 shows re-cutting along right edge and the 8 in lower loop and right edge of upper loop. A fine vertical die line joins lips and chin.

Reverse- Large Letters. Wide 50 C. is 2 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. A die break from tail feathers extends up and left along upper olive leaves, and is solidly joined to them and heavy, to outer edge of left wing, about halfway up from left tip. Another die crack is present from lower berry across leaves to UNI. Bold center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. The heavy break at left wing makes this large letter variety easy to identify. A rusted or unfinished die results in a larger portion of the surface being rough. Most noticeable are lumps inside of OF and between stem of lower leaves and the lower berry.

O-101a: The die break is heavier than the O-101, and solidly attached to the olive leaves and another die crack from lower berry across leaves to UNI.

View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 LARGE LETTERS O-101a NGC VF Details LARGE LETTERS O-101a
VF Details IMPROPERLY CLEANED

Variety Attribution: Obverse-Cap extends over headband to curl. Stars medium in size and close to milling. Date is 8 mm. and rather low. The 1 shows re-cutting along right edge and the 8 in lower loop and right edge of upper loop. A fine vertical die line joins lips and chin.

Reverse- Large Letters. Wide 50 C. is 2 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. A die break from tail feathers extends up and left along upper olive leaves, and is solidly joined to them and heavy, to outer edge of left wing, about halfway up from left tip. Another die crack is present from lower berry across leaves to UNI. Bold center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. The heavy break at left wing makes this large letter variety easy to identify. A rusted or unfinished die results in a larger portion of the surface being rough. Most noticeable are lumps inside of OF and between stem of lower leaves and the lower berry.

O-101a: The die break is heavier than the O-101, and solidly attached to the olive leaves and another die crack from lower berry across leaves to UNI.
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 LARGE LETTERS O-101a NGC XF 40 LARGE LETTERS O-101a
XF-40

Variety Attribution: Obverse-Cap extends over headband to curl. Stars medium in size and close to milling. Date is 8 mm. and rather low. The 1 shows re-cutting along right edge and the 8 in lower loop and right edge of upper loop. A fine vertical die line joins lips and chin.

Reverse- Large Letters. Wide 50 C. is 2 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. A die break from tail feathers extends up and left along upper olive leaves, and is solidly joined to them and heavy, to outer edge of left wing, about halfway up from left tip. Another die crack is present from lower berry across leaves to UNI. Bold center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. The heavy break at left wing makes this large letter variety easy to identify. A rusted or unfinished die results in a larger portion of the surface being rough. Most noticeable are lumps inside of OF and between stem of lower leaves and the lower berry.

O-101a: The die break is heavier than the O-101, and solidly attached to the olive leaves and another die crack from lower berry across leaves to UNI.
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 LARGE LETTERS O-101a NGC F 15 LARGE LETTERS O-101a
F-15

Variety Attribution: Obverse-Cap extends over headband to curl. Stars medium in size and close to milling. Date is 8 mm. and rather low. The 1 shows re-cutting along right edge and the 8 in lower loop and right edge of upper loop. A fine vertical die line joins lips and chin.

Reverse- Large Letters. Wide 50 C. is 2 1/2 mm. Arrow to A is 1/4 mm. A die break from tail feathers extends up and left along upper olive leaves, and is solidly joined to them and heavy, to outer edge of left wing, about halfway up from left tip. Another die crack is present from lower berry across leaves to UNI. Bold center dot between crossbars 4 and 5. The heavy break at left wing makes this large letter variety easy to identify. A rusted or unfinished die results in a larger portion of the surface being rough. Most noticeable are lumps inside of OF and between stem of lower leaves and the lower berry.

O-101a: The die break is heavier than the O-101, and solidly attached to the olive leaves and another die crack from lower berry across leaves to UNI.
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-112 NGC XF Details XF Details IMPROPERLY CLEANED
SMALL LETTERS O-112 _Dash_Date Die Marriage

Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars well formed and clear of milling. Date is 8 mm. with rather thick (broad faced) figures. Quickly recognized by the horizontal dash or bar just to left of the base of one, where the one was first started too far to the left.

Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/4 mm. and very high. Top of 5 is a short pointed triangle. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm. I is nearly centered under T. There are two dots 1 mm. apart between crossbars 4 and 5.


View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-104 NGC XF 45 SMALL LETTERS O-104
XF-45

Variety Attribution: Obverse-Stars are medium in size. Star 13 is 1/4 mm. from curl. Date is 8 1/4 mm. and slightly low, with a small blunt serif on 1. Die lump on drapery fold between 18 and clasp shows on higher grade specimens. There is only a thin trace of milling about 3/4 around, all stars are drawn to edge. Light clash lines from junction of throat and bust, tip of nose and along ribbon ends are usually visible.

Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and low. Arrowheads are malformed and joined by a series of defects, etc. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm.flat striking of olive stem, right claw and arrowheads. A die defect prong extends down from tip of right wing. I is entirely left side of T. Base of A much higher than base of M. Line 1 of stripe 3 and line 2 of stripe 4 below shield. Berries are like deformed lumps. Clash marks are usually visible abound both wings and under scroll. Most specimens of this die marriage show a raised triangular defect at lower right curve of eagle's neck.

The above example does not show clash marks, nor the raised triangular defect.
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 NGC F 12 This is the year my GG GrandFather was born.

F-12
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-106 NGC XF Details
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-111 NGC VF 25
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-102a NGC AU 50 Capped Bust Small Letters AU-50
Year my GG Grandfather was born

Variety Attribution: Obverse-Cap extends over headband to curl. Stars medium in size and close to milling. Date is 8 mm. and rather low. The 1 shows re-cutting along right edge and the 8 in lower loop and right edge of upper loop. A fine vertical die line joins lips and chin.

Reverse- 50 C. is 1 1/2 mm. and low. Arrowheads are malformed and joined by a series of defects, etc. Arrow to A is 1/2 mm.flat striking of olive stem, right claw and arrowheads. A die defect prong extends down from tip of right wing. I is entirely left side of T. Base of A much higher than base of M. Line 1 of stripe 3 and line 2 of stripe 4 below shield. Berries are like deformed lumps.

O-102a: Die lapping has removed the tail feathers above the left claw and has left threadlike stems to berries, etc.
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-107 NGC VF 35
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-110 NGC VF 25
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-115 NGC XF Details
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-121 NGC AU Details
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-122 NGC VF Details
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-118 NGC VF Details
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-106 NGC AU Details AU Details - My very First Capped Bust Half Dollar
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-111 NGC VF 30
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-109 NGC VF 30
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-109 NGC VF 20
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-104 NGC VF Details
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-103 NGC VF Details
View Coin   UNITED STATES 50C 1832 SMALL LETTERS O-122 NGC VF Details

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