History, Value, and Price Guide for 1799/8 BB-142 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1799/8 BB-142 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-142, Bolender-1, or Haseltine-1
Obverse: This obverse uses the same die as BB-141.
Reverse: 13 stars above eagle. Leaf points to center of I in AMERICA. Star touches point of lower part of eagle’s beak; ray points to the left outside of the U in PLURIBUS; U is usually weakly struck. Far right edge of A is over junction of clouds 3 and 4. First A in AMERICA touches third feather, and rests on fourth. Die cracked and scaled between R and I in AMERICA, above same I, and above right part of first T in STATES. Slight die crack sometimes shows through bottom of ES up to top of O, another through lower part of OF.
Total Estimated Population: 500 to 900
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