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Obverse of 1807 Half Dollar - Overton 110     Reverse of 1807 Half Dollar - Overton 110


1807 HALF DOLLAR -
OVERTON 110

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-62 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3271, where it was described as follows: "Colorful toning on a base of medium old-silver gray. Well struck stars all have long sharp points. In date, the 180 is large, the 7 small.  This is the last year of the Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle type. Some call it the "Fillet head" style. The estimated mintage of 301,076 coins was accomplished using seven obverse dies and six reverse dies which produced ten different die marriages or varieties. New dies for the obverse and reverse were put into service in the latter part of 1807. This draped bust style was first used in 1796."

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 904, "Overton 110", plated, sold for $9,200.00  Ex: Stack's September 1983 Sale, lot 741; earlier Arnel Collection (Stack's January 1967 Sale, lot 66)

NGC EF-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 369, "O-110a", not illustrated, not sold

Strong Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 905, "Overton 110", not illustrated, 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