One doesn’t often expect vibrant toning well-circulated coins, as noticed with this 1795 Flowing Hair half dime rated Very Fine 35 by Professional Coin Grading Service.
Listed as LM-8 at Federal Half Dimes, 1792–1837 by Russell Logan and John McCloskey, the number is characterized by a radial crack throughout the Y LIBERTY into Liberty’s nose to the obverse and a reverse with a berry Beneath the very first S in STATES.
Heritage noted that the cooler than frequently seen toning, observing,”Lavender, cobalt-blue, aquamarine, and peach-gold shades invigorate the boundaries of either side,” together with cream-gray apparatus.
The company admits,”The fundamental attack reveals incompleteness, however, marks are restricted to the obverse, and so are small for the caliber.” The variety isn’t especially uncommon, however, the eye attraction has been remarkably magical, and Heritage indicated it might get a wonderful house in a type collection.
The obverse of this coin features a portrait of Liberty with flowing hair before the right, whereas the opposite is of a Little Eagle design. Similar designs were utilized on other modern silver denominations. The identity of the designer is unclear, but the engraver has been Robert Scot. The layouts were utilized only in 1794 and 1795.