History, Value, and Price Guide for 1796 BB-62 Draped Bust Silver $1
Value of 1796 BB-62 Draped Bust Silver $1 Coin
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-62, Bolender-3, or Haseltine-3
Obverse: Small wide date, the 9 and 6 closer together than other figures, the top of 6 tipped more to left. The 9 is a trifle high with its top tipped too much to the right. Lowest star on left does not quite touch hair. Die flaw extends from space at bottom of 11th star. Raised die dot defect above 1 of date and closer to bust. The stars are small and the last two or three are spidery. Curl on top of the head defective.
Reverse: Small Eagle. Small Letters in legend. Eagle stands on clouds. Wreath is composed of a palm branch (right) and olive branch (left), the latter with seven berries. Berry under A of STATES; a quick way to identify this reverse.
Total Estimated Population: 2 to 5
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.