Capped Bust Half Dollar Attribution Guide
Obverse: Star 1 points to lower edge of dentil. 18 is higher than 30, and the date is 18.30 Punctuated Date. The hair curl forms a point in the space beneath TY in LIBERTY. In the LDS, a crack joins stars 4 through 7, and some specimens show patches of die rust.
Reverse: A in STATES shows a triangular defect inside the triangular center. Tall M is higher than A and E. Crossbars extend into right wing. 50 C is high. Tall open 5 has a straight pointed top. In the LDS, there are patches of die rust. I is centered under the left side of T.