History, Value, and Price Guide for 1800 BB-188 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1800 BB-188 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-188, Bolender-8, or Haseltine-8
Obverse: Bolender said this: “Look for the die Ôdot’ inside lower part of R, near the left upright, in LIBERTY.” Left base of E slightly high in relation to bottom of B. Mouth of Liberty closed. Star 7 is closer to L, by a tiny amount, than star 8 is to Y, and star 13 is separated from the bust even farther, and the hair from star 1 farther yet. On the left, stars 1-2 and 2-3 are closer together than are any other stars. On the right, stars 10-11 and 12-13 are wider apart than are any other stars. Stars 2-3 and 11-12 are slightly misaligned in relation to each other.
Reverse: Three upper stars on right on reverse do not touch clouds. Three upper stars on left on reverse each have one point touching clouds. Leaf points slightly left of center of I in AMERICA. Star enters eagle’s mouth, upper part of beak closing down on side of star point. Letter A just touches third and fourth feathers. AME do not join each other. Very large berries. A over clouds 2 and 3. Tip of arrowhead under center of U in UNITED.
Total Estimated Population: 150 to 275
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