1794 O-106 R6- Flowing Hair Half Dollar

Obverse: 3 (Second Marriage)
Reverse: A (Second Marriage)
O-106 R6- below, O-106a R7? at Bottom

A very tough variety with 4 AU (O-106) known examples. The finest O-106a is part of the Overton collection plated in his book, and is a mere VF30 coin. Total number of examples is likely less than 30.
1794, O-106, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-106, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-106, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-106, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution O-106: Obverse-Star 2 is attached to the left side of first curl, the only 1794 so found and star 1 is well below this curl. Star 8 is close to L about 1/2 mm., and star 9 distant from Y, about  2 1/2 mm. Star 15 points just above line of bust and is close. Date is a close 7 mm.
O-106a: Die crack from edge at LI across top of hair to star 10.

Reverse -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.
1794, O-106a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-106a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-106a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794, O-106a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1794 Emission Sequence Number for O-106: 4

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-106):
08/10 B&M (Rarities-Boston)                 PCGS AU58 CAC
08/08 Heritage (ANA-Milwaukee )         PCGS AU58
11/13 Heritage (Newman)                      NGC AU55 CAC 
10/11 Heritage (Pittsburgh)                   NGC AU53 (adj marks ob)
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim)             NGC XF40

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-106a):
01/08 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)           NGC VF20