Capped Bust Half Dollar Attribution Guide
Redbook Variety: Small Date Small Letters
Obverse: Star 1 points to upper edge of dentil. Stars 8, 9, and 10 are recut, most obvious on S10. Stars sharp except for S8. Usually, there is a patch of tiny die dots in field below ribbon end. Upper serif on “1” is long. (Same obverse as O-109.)
Reverse: Lines 2 & 3 of stripe 3 extend too far upwards, and all lines of stripes 4 & 5 extend too far downward. “50 C” has a large “C”, and “5” is recut at its flag tip. A die crack circles the reverse from tail feathers to claw. “I” centered under left side of “T”.