1794 O-101 R3+ Flowing Hair Half Dollar

Obverse: 1
Reverse: A
O-101 R3+ Below, O-101a R3+ at bottom

The finest O-101 known is an NGC MS61 and the finest O-101a is a PCGS MS64, with 4 or 5 known Uncirculated examples total. O-101 is the most common Overton variety from 1794, and the total numer of examples makes the overall rarity rating R3+, therefore the O-101 and O-101a are likely R4's or scarcer to provide the overall rating of R3+ with 200-300 specimens known.
1794, O-101, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-101, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-101, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-101, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution: Obverse-Star 1 pierces lowest curl near center. Point of star 2 and second curl are close, about 1/4 mm.. Point of star 15 joins lower edge of bust. Date is 8 mm., slender, evenly spaced and well centered.

Reverse- O-101: 21 berries, 10 left and 11 right. The only reverse with 21 berries. Most specimens show a die crack from edge to pair of leaves below first S.
O-101a: Die crack from edge through F to leaves turns upward at a sharp angle, just missing the outer berry, it crosses a single leaf and last S in STATES.
1794, O-101a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-101a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-101a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-101a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794 Emission Sequence Number for O-101: 7

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-101):
10/15 Legend (Regency XIV)             PCGS MS61 (NGC MS61, Simpson)
06/14 Heritage (New York)                 NGC MS61 (Gardner)
02/07 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach)    PCGS AU58
01/14 Heritage (FUN Orlando)           NGC AU55 (Reiver)
08/11 Heritage (Chicago)                   PCGS AU55    

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-101a):
05/15 Stacks-B (Pogue-New York)    PCGS MS64
11/13 Heritage (Newman)                  NGC AU55+ (CAC)
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)          PCGS AU50
01/13 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)          NGC AU50
07/11 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)           NGC XF45 CAC