Check out these Early half dollar coins for sale that were originally issued 1794 to 1839. The very first half dollars were issued in 1794 and 1795 and are known as Flowing Hair Liberty half dollars and were designed by Robert Scot. Flowing Hair half dollars were replaced in 1796 by the Draped Bust Small Eagle design, which also appeared on other coins including Draped Bust quarters and Draped Bust dimes. Robert Scot modified the design and unveiled the Draped Bust Heraldic Eagle half dollars in 1801 which showed a larger bird with arrows in one talon and an olive brand in the other on the back of the coin. Browse through the best deals on Early half dollar coins below and add one to your collection.