Capped Bust Half Dollar Attribution Guide
1827 O-117 R3

Obverse: Star 1 points to upper half of curl. Date is high, with a large curled “2” with a thick base. The thin stand of “2” is nearly broken off of base.


Reverse: “C” is higher than “50”, and “5” is recut, showing left of upright. “MERI” nearly touch at base. Left side of “E” upright is in line with right side of “D” upright. “I” centered under right side of “T”.

Bottom photo shows the O-117a R4