History, Value, and Price Guide for 1796 BB-61 Draped Bust Silver $1
Value of 1796 BB-61 Draped Bust Silver $1 Coin
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-61, Bolender-4, or Haseltine-4
Obverse: Small, wide date with 96 close and 6 tipped to the left. Raised “dot” die flaw over 1 in date and closest to bust, tiny extra projection or flaw extending from the space at the bottom of star 11.
Reverse: Large letters in legend. Letters AMER crowded and touch at bases. Eight plain berries in wreath. Berry under first T in STATES. Two leaves beneath eagle’s right wing, these having been added by hand in front of the cloud.
Total Estimated Population: 1,250 to 2,000
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.