History, Value, and Price Guide for 1798 BB-93 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1798 BB-93 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Knob 9, Heraldic Eagle, Line star pattern on reverse
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-93, Bolender-5, or Haseltine-5
Obverse: The obverse die used on this dollar is the same as the die used on BB-92. The top of the 1 in date is straight in BB-93, as in BB-92.
Reverse: This variety is usually instantly identifiable by the heavy reverse vertical die crack which runs from rim to rim on most known specimens. Because of this crack, all examples seen are weak at the center of the reverse, but somewhat stronger in the area to the right of the crack. Line star pattern. Star is very close to the outside of point of upper part of eagle’s beak; star ray points to right side of left upright of B in PLURIBUS. Right serif on foot of first T in STATES lower than left foot of adjacent A; right serif on foot of second lower than adjacent serif of E. Bases of letters AME and RI closer than ER. Berry below and distant from left side of serif of right foot of A. Only 10 arrows, and three heads additional without sticks.
Total Estimated Population: 30 to 50
Draped Bust $1 coins are rare in most grades. These coins are known for their beautiful design and attention to detail. If you have one of these coins, please contact one of our local coin experts to have your rare coin appraised. We offer free rare coin appraisals and would love to buy your coin. Our rare coin price guide should give you all the information you need, but if you need more information, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team of rare coin experts.