History, Value, and Price Guide for 1798 BB-118 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1798 BB-118 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Pointed Tail 9, Heraldic Eagle, Arc star pattern on reverse
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-118, Bolender-28, or Haseltine-28
Obverse: The obverse die is the same as BB-113.
Reverse: Leaf point is slightly right of center of I in AMERICA. Tip of branch points to tip of rightmost tail feather. Star distant from eagle’s beak; star ray points to just left of B in PLURIBUS. Arc star pattern. 13 perfect arrows. Five medium-sized berries, the two at top closest together. A die crack begins at border above last S in STATES, and passes through center of OF, right wing, bottom of AME, up through RIC. Short crack from last A to border, another from lower outside leaf of branch past claw to stem end. Heavy crack from lower left part of shield down through claw and arrow butts. Another die crack through U and left wing. Another crack through NITE up through TA. The left upright of N is clearly punched over a previous erroneous I.
Total Estimated Population: 275 to 450
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