1794 50C O-101, T-7, High R.3, VG8 PCGS. The O-101...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1794 O-101, T-7 Half Dollar, VG8
1794 50C O-101, T-7, High R.3, VG8 PCGS. The O-101 is rated
R.3 while all other 1794 die marriages are rated R.5 or higher.
According to rarity ratings in Steve Tompkins' Early United
States Half Dollars, between 500 and 600 1794 half dollars
exist, including 300 to 400 examples of the O-101. This variety is
ideal for the date collector or first-year type collector. The
obverse die is perfect and the reverse die shows the initial crack
through the F in OF, and the second crack from the rim to the
leaves between the D and S. Pale blue and tan overtones appear on
both sides of this light gray half dollar that exhibits trivial
circulation marks as expected for the grade.
The Only 'Common' 1794 Variety
From The Terry Brand Estate, Part XII. (NGC ID# 24E6, Variety PCGS# 39200, Base PCGS# 6051)
Weight: 13.48 grams
Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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