History, Value, and Price Guide for 1798 BB-101 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1798 BB-101 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Pointed Tail 9, Heraldic Eagle, Line star pattern on reverse, Large Letters reverse, 5 lines in each shield element
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-101, Bolender-17, or Haseltine-17
Obverse: Wide date, the 8 just touching bust. Date is over 11.5 mm. across at bottom widest part. Upper star on left very close to L, and upper star on right is near Y. Second star ray points slightly right of dentil. The dentils to left of date are irregular.
Reverse: The reverse design is the same die used in BB-96. Large Letters reverse, 5 lines in each vertical shield element.
Total Estimated Population: 70 to 120
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