Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Dollars. Very Good to Fine. As you can see by the photos, the coin is in nice, circulated condition, but some Bonehead carved a “B” in obverse. A super nice original coin otherwise. The coin has good detail, nice strike, nice surfaces and is a very nice example of a Draped Bust Silver Dollar. The Draped Bust Dollar was produced by the Philadelphia Mint from 1795 until 1804, replacing the elusive Flowing Hair type. The initial version features the same smaller eagle that appeared on the earlier dollars, but many felt this wasn’t a strong depiction of the bird and the reverse was changed just a few years later. The coin was designed by Robert Scot and weighed 29.96 grams. They were produced on planchets with a composition of. The Small Eagle variety was short-lived and was only produced for three year before the reverse design was upgraded to feature the Heraldic Eagle. The issue was not produced in huge quantities with just over 450,000 struck across all three years. The result is an elusive variety with present examples usually the pride of any dollar enthusiast’s collection. The Draped Bust Dollar featured two reverse designs. The early small eagle was not a popular motif and Robert Scot replaced his earlier design with the bolder Heraldic Eagle. These were produced by the early mint for circulation until 1803 when silver dollar production ceased until 1836. In 1804, less than ten coins were originally struck with just a few restrike examples known to exist. This famed 1804 Dollar is perhaps the most prodigious U. As such, the other Heraldic Eagle dollar examples are one of the most sought after issues for dollar enthusiasts and type collectors alike. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1799 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse Silver Dollar Very Good to Fine” is in sale since Thursday, May 13, 2021. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Dollars\Early Dollars (1794-1804)”. The seller is “uscoinsandjewelry1″ and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Grade: Ungraded
- Year: 1799
- Certification: Uncertified
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Circulated
- Denomination: $1
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