1795 50C 2 Leaves AU55

CERTIFICATION#: 16374830
PCGS#: 6052

Owner's Comments

O.115

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: The "Two Leaves" refers to the clump of leaves beneath the eagle's left and right wings.  On some coins, there are two leaves in each clump; on others, three leaves are present.  The Two Leaves variety is definitely the more common of these major varieties.

Diameter: 32.50 millimeters Designer: Robert Scot Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR
Mintage: 299,680 Weight: 13.48 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
45+
13,200
50+
16,500
53+
18,500
55+
22,500
58+
30,000
60
37,500
2
62+
86,000
63+
142,500
2
64+
215,000
65
310,000
2

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 3,500 R-4.3 6 / 6 6 / 6
60 or Better 35 R-8.8 4 / 6 4 / 6
65 or Better 3 R-9.8 1 / 6 1 / 6

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade

Norman Stacks Collection - Lawrence R. Stack Collection - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1096, $411,250

1 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade

Simpson Collection

3 MS64 PCGS grade

Harlan P. Smith Collection - S.H. & Henry Chapman 5/1906 - John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1671, $82,500 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1097, $199,750

3 MS64 PCGS grade

Dr. J. Hewitt Judd Collection - Abe Kosoff, sold privately circa 1962 - L.A. Collection - Stack’s 10/1990:1645, $99,000 - Ed Milas and Richard Burdick, sold privately in 8/1993 - Foxfire Collection (Claude E. Davis, MD), sold privately (as an entire collection) on 10/5/2004 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1098, $199,750