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1820/19 HALF DOLLAR -
OVERTON 101

"Square Base 2"

PCGS No: 6125

Notes:
The overdate on this variety is not as clear as on 1820 Overton 102.  In later states of the die, the underlying 9 loses detail and begins to appear like an 8.

The finest 1820/19 "Square Base 2" Half Dollars graded by PCGS are 4 MS-64's.

Recent appearances:
ICG AU-58. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 385, not illustrated, sold for $862.50

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Early Half Dollar Die Varieties 1794-1836", Third Edition, by Al C. Overton

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service