181.7 50C O-103 Punctuated Date (Regular Strike)

Series: Capped Bust Half Dollars 1807-1839

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

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PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS #:
39510
Designer:
John Reich
Edge:
Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Diameter:
32.50 millimeters
Weight:
13.50 grams
Mintage:
1,215,567
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Minor Varieties

Die Varieties

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Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade MS65 PCGS grade

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2 MS64 PCGS grade
3 MS63 estimated grade
4 MS62 PCGS grade
4 MS62 PCGS grade
4 MS62 PCGS grade
4 MS62 estimated grade
8 AU58 PCGS grade
8 AU58 PCGS grade
8 AU58 estimated grade
MS65 PCGS grade #1 MS65 PCGS grade

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#2 MS64 PCGS grade
#3 MS63 estimated grade
#4 MS62 PCGS grade
#4 MS62 PCGS grade
#4 MS62 PCGS grade
#4 MS62 estimated grade
#8 AU58 PCGS grade
#8 AU58 PCGS grade
#8 AU58 estimated grade
Ron Guth:

The 181.7 Punctuated Date is one of the great "nick-named" varieties among the Capped Bust Half Dollar series. The "punctuation" is a small, raised die chip between the final 1 and the 7 of the date, closer to the 1 and just below the center. The punctuation only appears on Overton 103, which is considered a common (Rarity2) variety. Though it is easy to find in circulated grades, the 181.7 Punctuated Date Half Dollar is very rare in Mint State, and most of those are low-end. Only two or three examples can be considered choice.