Link's Major Variety Set

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Weighted GPA 63.381
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 63.381
 
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About this set: Capped Bust Lettered Edge Half Dollars are a very interesting series to collect. From the Early Federal period of United States coinage, yet the date set easily collectible in all grades up to mint state. Since the individual obverse and reverse dies were prepared by hand punching lettering and numbering into the die, significant variations are present in figure and lettering positioning and many minor errors as well. The major variations and die preparation errors have been grouped into the Redbook as major varieties. These major varieties are highly collectible and become a great deal more challenging to collect.

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Link's Major Variety Set
 ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePopPop HigherOwner's Comments
60861807 Large Stars, 50/2050CMS6520O.112 R1. Gardner. Tied for finest known. Flashy luster with highlights of ...
393591807 Small Stars50CMS6311
393611807 Large Stars50CMS6510O.114 R3. Newman. CAC. "Large Stars Guide Book Variety. Tied for Finest Kno...
393581807 Bearded Liberty50CAU5321
39373180850CMS66+10O.108a R4. Newman. CAC. Phenomenal original surfaces with amazing luster, W...
393781808/7 50CMS64+10
39395180950CMS6610O.106 R3. Finest known. Wow, cobalt electric blue toning with flashlight lu...
393821809 XXX Edge50CMS6310O.110 R4+. Finest known of this very, very difficult R4+ die marriage and t...
393871809 III Edge50CMS63+10
39416181050CMS6610
394241811 Large 850CMS6210
394351811 Small 850CMS67+10
394211811/10 50CMS64+10
39447181250CMS6510
394431812/1 Small 850CMS6411
394411812/1 Large 850CAU5510
39461181350CMS6410
394731813 50C/UNI50CMS6410
39477181450CMS6610
394881814/3 50CMS6510
394901814 E/A in STATES50CMS64+10
394911815/2 50CMS65+10O.101 R2. Finest Known of this key date. A+ Eye Appeal. Per Heritage catalo...
39508181750CMS6510
395101817 181.750CMS6211
395111817/3 50CMS6410
395141817/4 50CAU5310O.102a R7. Finest Known of this legendary rarity by 18 grading points above...
6113181850CMS6574O.107 R1. Gardner. Obtained from Heritage Auction #1214 on October 27, 2014...
395361818/7 Small 850CMS6310
4053831818/7 Large 850CMS6510
39545181950CMS6420
395551819/8 Small 950CMS6420
395621819/8 Large 950CMS65+10
395641820 Curl 2, Small Date50CMS6410
395651820 Square 2, Large Date50CMS6410
395691820 Sq 2, Lg Dt, No Knob50CMS6420
395721820/19 Square 250CMS6510O.101 Eliasberg.
395741820/19 Curl 250CMS6330
39586182150CMS6510
39602182250CMS6510
396041822/1 50CMS6410
39611182350CMS65+10O.107 R2. Blazing cartwheel luster with kaleidoscope peripheral colors. 18...
61321823 Broken 350CMS6410O.101 R3. Newman. Second finest known. "1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar, MS64....
396211823 Patched 350CMS6411
396231823 Ugly 350CMS6321
39639182450CMS6610
61381824 Various Overdates50CMS6471O.103 R2. "Incredible Eye Appeal. 1824 50C Over Various Dates, O-103, R.1 M...
396401824/1 50CMS6420O.101 R2 "The 4 in the date is sharply repunched over a 1 with the point of...
61401824/4 50CMS6510Gardner. O.110a R2. Finest known. The 24 over 4 O-110 is one of five die ma...
39650182550CMS66+10O.104 R4+. "This half dollar is so much more than a Premium Gem. It has ama...
39689182650CMS6610
396971827 Square 250CMS6610
397501827 Curl 250CMS6421
397511827/6 50CMS6510
397561828 Curl 2, No Knob50CMS65+10
397591828 Curl 2, Knob50CMS6510
397631828 Square 2, Large 850CMS66+10
397691828 Sq 2, Sm 8, Lg Let.50CMS6610O.115 R2. Eliasberg. Lovely original tan and pewter surfaces with shimmerin...
61521828 Sq 2, Sm 8, Sm Let.50CMS6510O.119 R3. Finest Known of this tough Redbook variety at PCGS. Per Heritage ...
39800182950CMS6510
398071829/7 50CMS6510
398151830 Small 050CMS65+10
398331830 Large 050CMS6610
398361830 Large Letters50CMS62+10O.114 R5. Possible Tie second finest Known. From the Charlton Meyer Collect...
39843183150CMS66+10
398701832 Small Letters50CMS6610
398861832 Large Letters50CMS6410
39897183350CMS6510
399061834 Large Date, Lg Let50CMS65+10O.102 R1. Lovely original surfaces with radiant cartwheel luster. "The 3 i...
399101834 Large Date, Sm Let50CMS6510
399261834 Small Date, Sm Let50CMS6610
39935183550CMS65+11O.109 R2. Lovely original surfaces with blazing cartwheel luster. "A large ...
399421836 Lettered Edge50CMS6510O.104a R3. Newman. Obtained by private treaty with Legend Numismatics on Ja...
399641836 50/0050CMS6410
Comments
Only nine to go, and you could have a complete top POP set. I do understand, that in some cases, you like the look of your second best coin better than the look of best one.This set is simply unbelievable!
Posted @ 7/6/2014 3:19 PM By mozins
Thanks Bret and nice to speak with you last week.
Posted @ 4/14/2014 9:49 PM By icrf03
just a colossal set
Posted @ 4/12/2014 1:43 PM By bretleifernumis1