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1794 HALF DOLLAR -
OVERTON 10
4

Rarity: Rare

Recent appearances:
ANACS VG-8.  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5969, "Overton-104", not illustrated, sold for $2,012.50

PCGS VG-8.  Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1722, "Overton-104a, Rarity-5", illustrated, sold for $2,990.00 Purchased from Paul Pritchett, 9/91"

AG-4 Counterstamped .  Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1276, "Overton-104", sold for $690.00  This coins has an interesting counter stamp of a mother holding a child in the center and the letter AB in a rectangle directly above the mother.

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

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, July 2004" by The Professional Coin Grading Service