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SERIES: Capped Bust Half Dollars 1807-1839
LEVEL: Minor Variety or Die Variety

1828 50C Overton 105 Curl Base 2, No Knob (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS AU58
PCGS #:
39758
Diameter:
32.50 millimeters
Designer:
John Reich
Weight:
13.50 grams
Edge:
Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage:
3,075,200
Metal Content:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Auction Record:
$3,450 • PCGS AU58 • 1-5-2011 • Heritage
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Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS63 PCGS grade  
2 MS62 PCGS grade

Witham Collection - Heritage 8/2010:3152, $6,325

2 MS62 PCGS grade
4 MS60 estimated grade  
5 AU58 PCGS grade
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS63 PCGS grade  
2 MS62 PCGS grade

Witham Collection - Heritage 8/2010:3152, $6,325

2 MS62 PCGS grade
4 MS60 estimated grade  
5 AU58 PCGS grade

Ron Guth: Overton 105 is ties with Overton 123 as the rarest die varieties of 1828 Half Dollars.  The 2 in the date on the O-105 has a curled base and a pointed top (also known as "No Knob").  A few high-grade circulated pieces are known, but there is only one Mint State example known at present.