History, Value, and Price Guide for 1795 BB-21 Flowing Hair Silver $1
Value of 1795 BB-21 Flowing Hair Silver $1 Coin
Portrait II (Head of 95), Eagle I, Wreath I (2 leaves), Exists with silver plug at center
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-21, Bolender-1, or Haseltine-1
Obverse: Flowing hair in five prominent curls, with a thin faint additional curl below the third curl from the top. Innermost point of star 1 just touches lowest curl. The curl continues upward to half close the loop. Head high and closer to LIBERTY than on most other obverses. The date is wide, with more space between 1 and 7 than other figures. The 7 in the date was repunched over an erroneous 1, prompting some to catalog the variety as 1795 over 1195. The erroneous 1 is especially visible on early die states. As is the case with the obverse used to coin BB-27, the present obverse had the head of Miss Liberty deeply impressed into the die, causing it to be in slightly higher relief than most other varieties of the year; because of this, the hair details wore away quickly as the coins circulated.
Reverse: This Silver Dollar has the same reverse as BB-20. Two leaves under each wing.
Total Estimated Population: 1,500 to 2,500
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