History, Value, and Price Guide for 1799 BB-157 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1799 BB-157 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-157, Bolender-5, or Haseltine-5
Obverse: The obverse design of this coin was produced from die BB-156.
Reverse: U in UNITED imperfect at upper left, the vertical element being cut off at the upper left side, taking with it the upper left serif; a defective punch was employed. Leaf points almost under left side of upright of I in AMERICA. All six upper stars touch clouds, the two on right each having two points touching, and other four have one point touching. Far right edge of A is over junction of clouds 3 and 4. Point of star touches point of lower part of eagle’s beak; ray points directly to center of left upright of U in PLURIBUS. A touches third feather.
Total Estimated Population: 650 to 1,000
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