History, Value, and Price Guide for 1799/8 BB-143 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1799/8 BB-143 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-143, Bolender-2, or Haseltine-2
Obverse: This Draped Bust Dollar has the same obverse design as BB-141; overdate die.
Reverse: 13 stars above eagle. Die crack from border down through curved part of D and showing at base. Leaf point is below left side of upright of I in AMERICA. Star touches lower part of eagle’s beak and just enters the mouth; ray points to right side of left upright of U in PLURIBUS. A in AMERICA touches fourth feather, but not the 3rd. Reverse crack through the curve of the D in UNITED. There is a bar, on the reverse, in the clouds below the E in STATES which may be the remnants of a mispunched letter. Die flaw between left base of N and arrowhead, next to arrowhead. Far right edge of A is over junction of clouds 3 and 4.
Total Estimated Population: 250 to 450
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