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    Fine Details 1794 Half Dollar
    Rare Overton-106 Variety

    1794 50C -- Smoothed -- Genuine PCGS. Fine Details. O-106, Low R.6. All early half dollar collectors know that the 1794 is rare, but perhaps more than half of all survivors are O-101. O-106 is rare to very rare and is absent from most advanced holdings of the series. The present coin is moderately bright and somewhat granular. A lamination is noted above the eagle's neck and portions of the obverse field are whizzed.

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    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato

    The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797 by Jon Amato is the culmination of more than 10 years of research into the Draped Bust Small Eagle half dollar series, one of the most coveted type coins in American numismatics and one about which remarkably little has been written.

    This work will be the premier reference for 1796-1797 half dollars for years to come. Institutions having an extensive numismatic library or coin cabinet will find it a valuable complement to their holdings, and catalogers charged with writing up specimens for auction can now have an indispensable source of background and pedigree information. Likewise, coin dealers seeking to purchase one or more '96 or '97 half dollars for a client or for inventory, and collectors who own, have owned, or desire to own one will want this important reference work for their libraries.

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