History, Value, and Price Guide for 1800 BB-194 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
Value of 1800 BB-194 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
This Dollar has the catalog numbers: Bowers Borckardt-194, Bolender-14, or Haseltine-14
Obverse: Dotted date, that is, curious die breaks or cracks are visible inside and above first O in date. Tiny dot-like die breaks appear in many other places, particularly between L and I, under nose, before chin, below first star, and under the sixth and seventh stars. The steel used to make this die must have been defective. Star 8 is closer to the Y than star 13 is from the bust. Star 7 is a little farther from L, and star 1 is very distant from hair, over 3 mm. On the left, stars 2 and 3 are closer together than are any others; 1-2 and 3-4 are farther apart than are any others and are also misaligned in relation to each other. On the right, stars 8-9 are farther apart than are any others.
Reverse: Only 12 arrows show plainly; the 13th arrow is much smaller and almost hidden, and appears faintly as the third shaft from the left. Leaf points to center of I in AMERICA. Point of star touches point of lower part of eagle’s beak, and point of upper part of beak shuts down on top side of same star point. All upper stars touch clouds decidedly, except that under cloud 7 which barely misses. Die dot between second and third upper stars from right. ME touch at base. A over cloud 3 and area between clouds 3 and 4. Tip of arrowhead under right side of right upright of U in UNITED.
Total Estimated Population: 500 to 900
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