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SERIES: Flowing Hair Half Dollars 1794-1795
LEVEL: Minor Variety or Die Variety

1795 50C Overton 117a (Regular Strike)

PCGS #:
39234
Diameter:
32.50 millimeters
Designer:
Robert Scot
Weight:
13.48 grams
Edge:
Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage:
299,680
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$6,463 • NGC XF40 • 1-7-2015 • Heritage
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Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PCGS VF30  
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Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PCGS VF30  
Don Willis: I handled a PCGS AU58 example of this variety. It was an amazingly well struck coin with almost all the eagle's breast feather defined. Perhaps the finest known example. The identifying die break between the 5 and star 15 from the rim towards the bust is clearly visible.