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1807 HALF DOLLAR -
OVERTON 105

Rarity: Common

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 2536, sold for $10,350.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 194, "O-105a", illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-62.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 462, "Overton-105, Rarity-2, Draped Bust"

NGC MS-62. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5974, "O-105", illustrated, sold for $4,485.00

NGC MS-61 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3272, where it was described as follows: "Crisp silvery white frost with virtually no toning except around the stars and LIBERTY. Well centered on a defect-free planchet. A handsome example of this final year of the Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle type. In Overton-105 the 1 in date is joined to the curl. On the reverse, the eagle's beak joins the star point to point. A small lump from a chip in the die shows near the milling between S of STATES and O of OF. Also, there is a crack joining STATES OF at top."

ANACS AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8351, illustrated, sold for $2,817.50  From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko

Extremely Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 900, "Overton 105", not plated, sold for $632.50

Very Good.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 901, "Overton 105", not plated, sold for $172.50

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