Capped Bust Half Dollar Attribution Guide
1817 O-111 R1

Star 1 points to lower half of dentil. There is a heavy diagonal die line running down into the field from ribbon end. Star 7 points to center of dentil, and to bridge of nose. Star 7 normally points to the curls. Sharp centering dot shows on neck.


Dr. Glenn Peterson calls several die lines behind eagle’s head “bees buzzing”. 50 C is low, with a wide spacing between 50 and C. Sharp centering dot between crossbars 3 & 4 at left. On the LDS, a crack shows from top of CA, across arrowheads and leaves, ending at top of U. Right side of I is under left side of T.