1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollars : Recut Date

Early Silver Half Dollars

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 32.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 13.48 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar - Recut Date
One major variety of the 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar features a recut date. The date on the die was recut at some point and moved up higher because it was positioned very low and touching the rim of the coin. This resulted in what looks like a doubled die where parts of the underlying date appearing well below the second strike of the date. These features are very easy to identify and are depicted below in the example closeup image of the recut 1795 date:

1795 Recut Date Closeup Example - Flowing Hair Half Dollar
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $6.7115

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