1798 BB-120 Pointed 9, Line of Stars Draped Bust Silver Dollar
History, Value, and Price Guide for 1798 BB-120 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1798 BB-120 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Pointed Tail 9, Heraldic Eagle, Line star pattern on reverse
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-120, Bolender-12, or Haseltine-12
Obverse: 17 of date close together, other figures wider apart. The date measures slightly more than 10 mm. across at the bottom widest part. Star 1 distant 3.5 mm. from curl. In date, numeral 1 is near curl, 8 far from bust. Lips of Liberty open. On the left, stars quite evenly spaced, but the space between stars 6-7 is very slightly wider. On the right, stars 10-11 most widely spaced. Star 13 points to center of a dentil.
Reverse: The reverse die is the same one used for BB-119.
Total Estimated Population: 225 to 350
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