1798 BB-113 Pointed 9, Arching Stars Draped Bust Silver Dollar
History, Value, and Price Guide for 1798 BB-113 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1798 BB-113 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Pointed Tail 9, Heraldic Eagle, Arc star pattern on reverse
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-113, Bolender-27, or Haseltine-27
Obverse: Close date, about 9.5 mm. at widest part. The 8 much too high, and out of position, top leaning to right. Identifiable by the presence of a tiny horizontal obverse die flaw at the inner point of star 12; tinier similar flaw at star 11. Highest wave of hair incomplete, probably from a lapped die. This same obverse die was used for numerous other varieties.
Reverse: The die used on the reverse of this coin is the same as BB-110. In this combination, a light die crack extends above S, through tops of OF, right wing tip, to border above first A in AMERICA.
Total Estimated Population: 500 to 800
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