History, Value, and Price Guide for 1795 BB-51 Draped Bust Silver $1
Value of 1795 BB-51 Draped Bust Silver $1 Coin
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-51, Bolender-14, or Haseltine-14
Obverse: Bust of Miss Liberty facing right, the hair tied up in a ribbon at back. The bust was not properly centered in the die work, being placed too far to the left. The highest wave of the hair is under the B of Liberty. Lowest curl is distant from 1 in 1795. Star 1 touches curl.
Reverse: Small Eagle, differently styled than on any of the preceding varieties. Small Letters in legend. Eagle stands on clouds. Wreath is composed of a palm branch and olive branch, the latter with seven berries. Berry under A of STATES; a quick way to identify this reverse.
Total Estimated Population: 1,400 to 2,200
Draped Bust $1 coins are rare in most grades. These coins are known for their beautiful design and attention to detail. If you have one of these coins, please contact one of our local coin experts to have your rare coin appraised. We offer free rare coin appraisals and would love to buy your coin. Our rare coin price guide should give you all the information you need, but if you need more information, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team of rare coin experts.