History, Value, and Price Guide for 1799 BB-163 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1799 BB-163 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-163, Bolender-10, or Haseltine-10
Obverse: The obverse die used was from BB-156. In this combination the “pocket” or “cobweb” under throat has been removed by relapping the die. Upper side of 1 in date is a straight line. The Bolender Collection specimen shows a light die crack through last three stars.
Reverse: Leaf point between left corner and left side of upright of I in AMERICA. Farthest arrow point is under right upright of N. Point of star enters eagle’s mouth, and touches lower part of eagle’s beak. Another point of same star points to left upright of U in PLURIBUS. Far right edge of A is over cloud 3. Most show a die crack from border through OF, bottom of AMERICA, eagle’s tail, arrows, left wing, up through ST, top of AT.
Total Estimated Population: 1,000 to 1,800
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.