1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar. O-101, T-28. Rarity-7. Two Leaves. VF-20 (PCGS).Attractively toned in dominant silver gray, both sides of this inviting coin also exhibit iridescent reddish-apricot and olive-russet highlights around the peripheries. Well centered in strike with fully denticulated borders around both sides, all major design elements are suitably bold for the assigned grade. Pleasingly smooth in hand, especially for having seen this extensive circulation, this is a lovely coin and highly significant offering for the advanced early half dollar enthusiast.<p>Overton-101 is a leading rarity among die marriages of the 1795-dated half dollar issue. According to both Tompkins (2015) and Herrman (Spring 2019, only nine examples are known in all grades. In addition to its absolute rarity, the 1795 O-101 is also a condition rarity that is unknown in Mint State. The present example is tied for CC#3 with the NGC VF-20 from the Don Frederick Collection. CC#1 is the Brilliant-Brown-Meyer-Link specimen in PCGS EF-45, CC#2 a newcomer to the census in NGC VF-25 from the Lake Goodwin Collection that appeared as lot 3060 in Heritages September 2018 Long Beach Signature Auction.From the E. Horatio Morgan Collection. Earlier ex Superiors sale of the H.W. Blevins Collection of Early Half Dollars and Silver Dollars, June 1988, lot 3011.