1796 BB-63 Small Date, Small Letters Draped Bust Silver Dollar
History, Value, and Price Guide for 1796 BB-63 Draped Bust Silver $1
Value of 1796 BB-63 Draped Bust Silver $1 Coin
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-63, Bolender-2, or Haseltine-2
Obverse: Small wide date; all of the figures of date evenly spaced wide apart. 6 leans to the left. Highest wave of hair under serif at left bottom of E; second highest wave under upright of R. End of hair tress touches only one point of star 1. The curly lock closest to the date barely misses the star point to the right of the innermost point of star 1. The R in LIBERTY shows beginning signs of failure at the lower right tip.
Reverse: Described under 1795 BB-51, herewith repeated: Small Eagle. 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. Weakly detailed at center.
Total Estimated Population: 175 to 300
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