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◈ Total Minted: 23,464. This is the first issue of the U.S. half dollars. The first of this year were delivered on October 15 1794. There are 11 known Overton varieties for this year. Only the O-101 is an R-4, all others are R-5 or rarer! ◈
◈ Total Minted: 299,680. There are 19 Obverse dies, and 22 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 32 die marriages. Varieties range from R-4 to R-8 in rarity. ◈
◈ First of the Draped Bust, Small Eagle varieties. Estimated Total Minted: 934 with 569 for the 15 Star Variety. There are 2 Obverse dies, and a single Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 2 die marriages. Varieties range from R-5 to R-6 in rarity. ◈
◈ Same varieties as 1796. Total Minted: 2,984. There is 1 Obverse die, and 2 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist two die varieties and one LDS subtype with a total of 2 die marriages plus the LDS. Varieties are all R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ This is the first year with the Heraldic Eagle. Total Minted: 30,289. There are but 1 Obverse die and 2 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist only two die marriages. The two varieties are R-3 and R-4 in rarity. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 29,890. There is but 1 Obverse die and 1 Reverse die. One variety produced that has a rarity rating of R-3. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 188,234. There are 2 Obverse dies, and 3 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 4 die marriages. All varieties have a rarity rating of R-3. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 211,722. There are 7 Obverse dies, and 9 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 14 die marriages. Varieties range from R-2 to R-8 in rarity. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 839,576. There are 12 Obverse dies, and 21 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 28 known die marriages, including several 1806/5 overdates. Varieties range from R-1 to R-8 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 301,076. There are 8 Obverse dies, and 6 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 11 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. Additionally, O-115 was discovered in 2004 and has a rarity rating R-6 ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 750,500. There are 4 Obverse dies, and 3 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 4 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-6 in rarity. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 1,368,600. There are 10 Obverse dies, and 9 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 10 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. Most available specimens are weakly struck, rather than having been well worn with use. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 1,405,810. There are 8 Obverse dies, and 12 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 15 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. Note there were 4 different edge varieties produced for this year. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 1,276,276. There are 9 Obverse dies, and 10 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 10 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-4 in rarity. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 1,203,644. There are 9 Obverse dies, and 10 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 13 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Total Minted: 1,628,059. There are 8 Obverse dies, and 9 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 10 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,241,903. There are 7 Obverse dies, and 8 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 10 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-4 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,039,075. There are 8 Obverse dies, and 9 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 9 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-6 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 47,150. There is 1 Obverse die, and 1 Reverse die. With this combination, there exists 1 die marriage. The reverse die was originally an 1812 with a repunched 5. Two varieties exist, the second being an LDS, with rarities of R-2 and R-3 respectively. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,215,567. There are 11 Obverse dies, and 9 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 13 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-7 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,960,322. There are 12 Obverse dies, and 10 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 15 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 2,208,000. There are 14 Obverse dies, and 13 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 15 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-4 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 751,122. There are 6 Obverse dies, and 7 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 8 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,305,797. There are 6 Obverse dies, and 7 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 7 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-3 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,559,573. There are 14 Obverse dies, and 14 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 15 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,694,200. There are 11 Obverse dies, and 12 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 13 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-7 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 3,504,954. There are 14 Obverse dies, and 16 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 17 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 2,943,166. There are 15 Obverse dies, and 16 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 18 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-8 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 4,004,180. There are 13 Obverse dies, and 18 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 20 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 5,493,400. There are 28 Obverse dies, and 34 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 49 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-8 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 2,075,200. There are 13 Obverse dies, and 17 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 23 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 2,712,156. There are 11 Obverse dies, and 16 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 20 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-8 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 4,764,800. There are 15 Obverse dies, and 20 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 23 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 5,873,660. There are 12 Obverse dies, and 14 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 20 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-6 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 4,797,000. There are 15 Obverse dies, and 16 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 23 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-7 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 5,206,000. There are 13 Obverse dies, and 14 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 15 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-5 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 6,412,004. There are 18 Obverse dies, and 21 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 21 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-4 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 5,352,006. There are 8 Obverse dies, and 8 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 10 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-3 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 6,546,200. There are 18 Obverse dies, and 20 Reverse dies. With these combinations, there exist a total of 23 die marriages. Varieties range from R-1 to R-4 in rarity. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,200+. Overton does not include reeded edges in his guide. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 3,629,820. Overton does not include reeded edges in his guide. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 3,546,000. Overton does not include reeded edges in his guide. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 1,392,976. Overton does not include reeded edges in his guide. ◈
◈ Estimated Minted: 116,000. Overton does not include reeded edges in his guide. ◈
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