Richard Burdick, sold privately in 10/2006 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2004, $49,937.50
Dr. Charles Link Collection
American Numismatic Rarities 7/2005:1153 - Rocky Top Collection of Bust Half Dollars - Heritage 2/2007:3369, $16,100 - Dr. Charles Link Collection
Dale Friend Collection
Heritage 8/2011:7144, $12,650
Heritage 10/2008:848 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part II - Heritage 10/2014:98464, $12,925 - Sheridan Downey MBS #41 8/2015:11
Sandia Sunset Collection - Heritage 1/2014:4366, $17,625
In 1808, mint employees took an old, unused die from 1807, punched an 8 over the 7, and began striking coins. The result is Overton 101, the only overdated die variety of 1808. The overdate is clearly visible, with the serif of the 7 visible on the left side of the top of the final 8; the horizontal bar and diagonal stem of the 7 can be seen inside the 8.
This is a common variety that can be found in nice condition up to, and including, MS65. The PCGS CoinFacts Condition Census of the ten best examples of this date includes nine examples that are MS64 or better, with MS65 being the best available grade.
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