History, Value, and Price Guide for 1799 BB-156 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1799 BB-156 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-156, Bolender-7, or Haseltine-7
Obverse: Light “waves” appear at top of date between two 9’s and to right, from the tops of the clouds in the reverse die. Letters in LIBERTY close. First star appears small and thin. “Pocket” or “cobweb” clash mark under throat of Liberty shows on BB-156, BB-157, and BB-162, not always well defined. The closest star is the star 8 which is slightly closer to Y, than seventh star is to L. First star slightly farther from curl than last star is from bust.
Reverse: Point of star touches point of upper part of eagle’s beak; ray points to right edge of B in PLURIBUS. First A in AMERICA touches third feather only. Leaf points near center of upright of I in AMERICA. Clouds 1, 7 and 8 have stars penetrating into them; other clouds have stars exceedingly close or touching. Far right edge of A is over cloud 3.
Total Estimated Population: 275 to 500
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.