History, Value, and Price Guide for 1798 BB-92 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1798 BB-92 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Knob 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-92, Bolender-4, or Haseltine-4
Obverse: Knob 9. 13 stars, as are all the following. Squared-off bottom to 7. Highest wave of hair incomplete at left. Upper left star near L, but upper right star is over 1.5 mm. distant from Y. Bottom two rays on star 4 are undersized. Stars 4 and 5 more widely separated than any other stars on the left; stars 8 and 9 most widely separated and stars 9 and 10 closest of any stars on the right. Digits 7 and 9 closest in date. The 1 in date is near curl but does not touch it. Curl open for a small distance at its top. Two die “dots” appear under E in LIBERTY, and two more on bust just above drapery, showing on all Fine or better specimens. Base of R above bases of adjacent E and T. Earliest die state.
Reverse: The reverse of this silver dollar is the same die used on BB-91. Large Letters; 5 lines in each vertical shield element.
Total Estimated Population: 200 to 350
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