This 1795 Flowing Hair 2 Leaves Half Dollar has outstanding color and eye appeal, and maybe even some hints of lustre at the edges.
Both sides of this beautiful coin are toned in attractive shades of medium gray and blue. This coin is CAC approved (CAC has only stickered one 1795 FH 2 Leaves Half Dollar from either grading service, and only 9 1795 Half Dollars total). There are a series of light adjustment marks surrounding Liberty on the obverse, as often seen on this die marrage. These are barely noticeable at "arm's length" but are visible under a glass.
This is an R-4 die marriage, with choice examples somewhat scarce at this grade level. Steve Herrman's AMBPR lists two examples in PCGS VF35 (not CAC), one which realized $7,475 and another $6,325, both in 2009. An example graded PCGS VF30 "that looks XF40" realized a strong $10,350 in a Stack's sale in 2008. A PCGS XF40 example realized $7,475 in 2012. None of these examples were CAC approved. We also note that the price of a 1795 FH Half Dollar virtually doubles in XF40, and this example is so close....
|PCGS Coin Number||6052|
|Denomination Type||Flowing Hair Half Dollar|
|Country of Origin||The United States of America|
|Grade Add On||CAC|