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SERIES: Flowing Hair Half Dollars 1794-1795
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1795 50C Y/Star (Regular Strike)

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PCGS VF25
PCGS #:
39255
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:
$2,185 • PCGS F15 • 3-31-2011 • Stack's/Bowers
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12
3,500
12
15
3,750
2
15
20
4,750
1
20
25
5,250
1
25
30
5,950
30
35
6,750
35
40
12,500
40
45
15,000
45
45+
16,500
45+
50
22,500
50
50+
23,500
50+
53
27,500
53
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 400 R-6.2 2 / 6 TIE 2 / 6 TIE
60 or Better 3 R-9.8 3 / 6 3 / 6
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 6 1 / 6
Don Willis: I handled just a single example of this variety, although it regularly appears in auction. Remnants of a star that was punched in error can be seen beneath the Y. The reverse die was shared with 4 other obverses but uniquely has 9-8 berries with 4 berries beneath the right wing.