1795 O-110 R3 Flowing Hair Half Dollar


Obverse: 5
Reverse: H
O-110 R3 below, O-110a R3 at bottom

This is one of the most common Flowing Hair half dollar die marriages. That said, there are only maybe four MS and eight AU examples that have been reported. The 'a' die state is much less common probably being more of an R4.
1795, O-110,  Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1795, O-110, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1795, O-110,  Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1795, O-110, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution O-110: Obverse-Points of stars 1 and 2 are about 1/2 mm. distant from curl. Star 5 is recut at lower points. Star 15 is 1/2 mm. distant from end of bust. Date is 8 mm. and evenly spaced. 9 is widely recut at outer loop. Raised lines are visible between curls above star 2.
O-110a: Two die cracks , one form milling down through R and into field below TY then through star 11 to edge. Another from top of T down across base of Y, star 9 and 10 to milling.

Reverse- 17 Berries, 9 left and 8 right, 2 under each wing all on inside of wreath and the upper one on the right is the only one of the four that has a stem. Point of leaf under left base of I. Center dot near junction of right wing and body. left base of R attached to wing.
1795, O-110a,  Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1795, O-110a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1795, O-110a,  Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1795, O-110a, Flowing Hair, Half Dollar
1795 Emission Sequence Number for O-110: 21

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-110):
08/16 Heritage (ANA-Anaheim)                 PCGS MS61
09/15 Heritage (Long Beach)                     NGC AU58
01/14 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)                   NGC AU58
05/09 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach)            PCGS AU58
01/08 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)                   PCGS AU58

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-110a):
08/14 Heritage (Chicago)                       PCGS (S) MS63+ (Ex-Norweb)
09/09 Goldberg (Pre-Long Beach)        NGC AU55
05/09 Goldberg (Olstyn/Kazpar)            NGC AU55
01/06 ANR (Prescott-Orlando)               PCGS AU53
07/08 Heritage (ANA-Baltimore)             NGC XF45