Flowing Hair Half Dollars

Attribution and Other Information on the first United States Half Dollar type. See bottom for links to every Flowing Hair Half Dollar Overton variety. This site will be kept as current as possible with new information being added whenever and wherever appropriate. 

Type 1794-1795
Flowing Hair Head Obverse
Eagle with Wreath and Olive Branches Reverse
Designer: Robert Scott
Weight: 13.48 grams (0.4755 oz.)
Composition: 0.8924 Silver 0.1076 Copper (0.4243 oz. pure silver)
Diameter: 32.5 mm (1.23 inch)
Mintages:
1794: 23,464
1795: 299,680


Overton #'s and Rarities:
1794 O-101 (R3+) O-102 (R6+) O-103 (R5+) O-104 (R5) O-105 (R5) O-106 (R6-)  O-107 (R6) O-108 (R7) O-109 (R8) O-110 (R7+) O-111 (R8)

1795 O-101 (R7) O-102 (R4) O-103 (R5) O-104 (R4) O105 (R3+) O-106 (R6) O-107 (R5) O-108 (R4) O-109 (R4) O-110 (R3) O-111 (R4+) O-112 (R4) O-113 (R3) O-114 (R6) O-115 (R5) O-116 (R4) O-117 (R4) O-119 (R4) O-120 (R7-) O-121 (R4+) O-122 (R5) O-123 (R7) O-124 (R5) O-125 (R4) O-126 (R4+) O-127 (R6+) O-128 (R5+) O-129 (R5) O-130 (R5-) O-131 (R4+) O-132 (R8)


Notes:
1795 O-113 is the A over E variety where STATES was cut over STETES
1795 O-118 probably does not exist
1795 O-121 is the Y punched over Star variety
1795 O-126, O-127, and O-128 are small head varieties
1795 O-129 is the S cut over D (STATED was cut then the S cut over the D)

Redbook Designations:
1794                      
1795                
                  
                       

All
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O-101 thru O-110
O-101 thru O-110, O-113 Thru O-132
O-111 and O-112
O-111
Early United States Half Dollars Vol. 1  / 1794-1807 - by Steve M. Tompkins
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