Capped Bust Half Dollar Attribution Guide
1836 O-115 R3

Obverse: Star 1 points to upper half of dentil. “8” is recut above its entire top curve. Date is low with thick numerals. Stars 2, 5, and 12 are recut.


Reverse: There is a diagonal line running from near bottom of stripe 4 up to stripe 5. “50 C” is high with the broad curved top “5” higher than “0”. “I” in “AMERICA” is recut at its base. A straight die line runs from tip of upper leaf to left wing. Circular die lines below S-O and F-A. Right sides of “I” and “T” are in line.