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    1795 Flowing Hair Half, XF Details
    O-129, Second S Over D in STATES

    1795 50C 2 Leaves, Second S Over D, O-129, T-7, R.5 -- Tooled -- PCGS Genuine. XF Details. Tompkins Die State 1/5+. This O-129 (T-7) example is sharply defined, with light, stone-gray toning and the second S in STATES clearly struck over the D. A blurry reverse die crack from the bottom edge to the ribbon knot continues through the eagle's head to the uppermost leaves, but it does not reach the top edge. The crack is indistinct through much of its path, in part because of tooling in the fields. Tiny tool marks follow the dentils completely around the reverse border, and are seen over LIBERTY.
    From The Lake Goodwin Collection.


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