The last year, 1798, had an issue with 15 Obverse Stars and another with 13 Obverse Stars. Initially, the decision was made to add a star to the obverse of a coin for each new state that joined the union. 1797 Silver dollar MS 9x7 Stars, Large Letters: 1797 Silver dollar MS 10x6 stars: 1797 Silver dollar MS 9x7 Stars, Small Letters: 1797 Silver dollar MS 10x6 Stars, Large Letters, B-3, BB-71: 1797 Silver dollar MS 9x7 Stars, Large Letters, B-1, BB-73 $164,500 • In 1798, the small eagle was replaced by the Heraldic eagle. C $2,031.84. The higher the number, the more rare the coin. 1797 DRAPED BUST DOLLAR FLOWING HAIR 10 X 6 STARS ... 41 product ratings - 1883-S $1 Morgan Silver Dollar # 1797. HOWEVER, NEW USERS ARE ASKED TO … The Related Coins all share the same Category, Prefix, and Major Variety as this Coin. Draped Bust half dollars with the small-eagle reverse were struck in only two years, 1796 and 1797, and in minuscule quantities, at that. It is especially interesting that each of just three issues of 1797 dollars is of a readily apparent variation in the design. 1798 Wide Date. Is this real or fake? That's all. Dollar coin with 7x6 stars. Assuming you mean a 1797 US silver dollar, it needs to be seen for an accurate assessment. The design succeeded the Flowing Hair dollar, which began mintage in 1794 and was the first silver dollar struck by the United States Mint.The designer is unknown, though the distinction is usually credited to artist Gilbert Stuart. It is also the "small eagle" design and is the only representative in this denomination of that design. Mysteriously it portrayed 15 stars in 1797 despite the presence of 16 states. Particular coins being offered for sale may not have been included within particular indexes, and if included, may not have experienced the same market movements as the index as a whole. The PCGS3000® reflects the opinions of PCGS’s coin price experts with respect to indexes developed by PCGS for specific coin categories. Relative Rarity By Type ranks the rarity of this coin with all other coins of this Type. A complete historical record is provided in Dave Bowers' book The Rare Silver Dollars Dated 1804 and the Exciting Adventures of Edmund Roberts. Lower numbers indicate rarer coins. Show Catalog Details . ): There were a few major varieties of the 1797 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. Also, … Most examples are moderately worn and fall into the middle range of the circulated grades. Thomas Jefferson's Liberty (First Spouse program), One Cent, Draped Bust, Coin Type from United States, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Draped_Bust&oldid=987761996, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Yeoman, R.S. Originality and clean surfaces characterize this lovely Draped Bust 1797 Dollar. ... 1797 Draped Bust Silver Dollar $1 Coin 9x7 Stars - ANACS XF40 - $10,000 Value! Coin Information: The 1795 Draped Bust dollar … it seems that these did not exsist. The 15 Stars variety is the most common of the three major varieties of 1797, by a large margin. The differences are not subtle. We welcome longtime collectors, as well as brand new ones and non-collectors. All coins (copper and silver) bore the same obverse. All 1796-dated silver dollars had been struck by that time, and the first 1797's were not struck until 28 February 1797, plenty of time to get the new star … Guest User Guest. It appears on a flowing ribbon and is held in the talon of the eagle. 1799. What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc. 1797 Draped Bust Small Eagle Silver Dollar Coin 10 Stars Left , 6 Right. A set of all three is not too hard to assemble. The pair constitute the sole mintage of the half dollar "small eagle" design. C $4,088.80. These estimates are based on a variety of sources, including population reports, auction appearances, and personal knowledge. Steven Duckor has also completed 23:00:18 GMT by s_fl369 (squid/3.5.20) The coin has find this The American Numismatic Association recommends that you turn in Entry #24, March 2015 From Dick Osburn Rare Coins, December 1797 Silver Dollar 8 Stars at 22.8g, and plated. You will receive 1x 1797 Draped Bust Dollar restrike, Coins may have slight variations from the pictures due to the custom nature of them. Type: Draped Bust Half Dollar Year: 1797 Mint Mark: No mint mark Face Value: 0.50 USD Total Produced: 3,000 [ Silver Content: 90% Silver Weight: 0.3617 oz. The first, for copper coins, features the value of the coin (half cent or one cent) surrounded by a wreath or vine. - Duration: 12:50. Numismatic Rarity converts the Survival Estimate for a particular coin into a number from 1 to 10 (with decimal increments) based on the PCGS Rarity Scale. Each denomination was minted with 15 stars. Currently, more than two times as many 15 Stars 1797 Half Dimes have been graded than the other two major varieties combined. It is a not very well done counterfeit of a 1797 Draped Bust, Small Eagle dollar. Incongruities persisted: In 1796 the half dollar appeared with 15 stars, then 16 stars. Director of the Mint Elias Boudinot realized that the situation could not continue indefinitely and decreed that all coins would contain the original 13 stars. Top 10 Most Valuable Silver Dollars – Rare $1 US Coins (Including Most Valuable Coin Ever Sold!) 1797/5 Capped Bust Right Five, MS61 Rare Large Eagle, 15 Stars, BD-7 Condition Census Example 1797/5 $5 Large Eagle, 15 Stars, BD-7, High R.6, MS61 PCGS. Rarity-7. MS67 • Anyone know how much these are going for? The 1796 quarter (seen above) ranked 71. SPECIFICATIONS: Designer: Obverse by Robert Scot, ... 1797 9X7 Stars, Small Letters. This was only the second year the US struck One Dollar coins and this was the largest denomination in silver. Get the best deals for 1797 silver dollar at eBay.com. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/22/1996:897, $59,400 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30177, $70,500 - Heritage 10/2015:3123, not sold, American Numismatic Rarities 12/2003:587, $39,100, American Numismatic Rarities 8/2006:259, not sold - Heritage 5/2007:2052, $23,000 - Gobrecht’s Raisinet Collection. Relative Rarity By Series ranks the rarity of this coin with all other coins of this Series. For the 1796, there are two varieties, 15 stars on the obverse and 16 stars on the obverse. Two types were struck in 1795, the Flowing Hair and the Draped Bust. These include letters and numbers shaped differently, cracks appearing on the surface of the coins, misstrikes and overstrikes (Liberty half dime, 1796), the size of stars or numbers varied from one die to the next (1807 half dollar) and dates overpunched previous dates (1800 large cent, printed over 1798 and 1799). The combined total for both years is just 3,918 (the Mint didn't break down the figures), as the Mint was concentrating on silver dollars and smaller silver coins at the time. Clearly, there were timing issues. Currently, more than two times as many 15 Stars 1797 Half Dimes have been graded than the other two major varieties combined. This was the first time the Draped Bust design ever appeared on U.S. coins - it showed up later on Half Cents in 1800 and on Large Cents, Half Dimes, Dimes, Quarter Dollars, and Half Dollars in 1796. Professional Coin Grading Services is a division of Collectors Universe, Inc. Get free numismatic news from leading coin experts, in-depth articles, market summary videos, surveys & more! USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1797 Draped Bust Half Dollar (15 Stars Variety) is Worth $43,351 in Average Condition and can be Worth $524,236 to $1,595,581 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Free shipping Coins selected the 1804 silver dollar as the number one coin. It was designed by engraver Robert Scot. Thus, the half dime was the smallest silver coin (containing 1/20 of the amount of silver in a dollar) and each denomination was larger up to the silver dollar. 1797 $1 Draped Bust Small Eagle Reverse 10X6 Stars Silver Dollar PCGS VF Details. Adjustment marks are seen far less frequently on the Half Dimes than they are on the larger denominations, so this is seldom an issue on this date. By 1796, the nation had grown to 15 states with the additions of Vermont and Kentucky. Realized: $235,000 on 8/14/2015 By Congressional decree, certain features were required: the eagle, the word Liberty, stars, and United States of America. A restrike is NOT an original coin and is only for collecting purposes. Description: 1797 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle. She remained essentially unchanged for several years with the exception of an extra curl added to her flowing locks in 1798. A Guide Book of United States Coins Atlanta: Whitman Publishing, 2006, This page was last edited on 9 November 2020, at 02:34. All known 1797 dollars were struck from just three pairs of dies and all such die varieties are notably different. Here is a genuine example of a 1797 silver dollar. In 1795-1797, a scrawny, naturalistic bald eagle was depicted on the reverse side of all silver coins. As was the custom of the time, all denominations bore the same design or, in this case, the same obverse. Fewer than 3,000 were minted. Coinneseur, Jul 18, 2018 #1 + Quote Reply. The 1799 silver dollar can be found in well over a dozen varieties, but there are seven major ones to keep a lookout for. In 1956, the national motto was replaced and is now In God We Trust, a phrase that first appeared on American coins in 1864 at the height of the American Civil War. Lower numbers indicate rarer coins. 1797, 10 Stars Left, 6 Right. I think it's ... #15 + Quote Reply. Many of these faults are quite rare and demand a high premium due to their scarcity. ... 1797 silver? Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. In 1797, there was one issue with 10 Stars Left and 6 Right; another with 9 Stars Left and 7 Right with Large Letters; and 9 Stars Left and 7 Right with Small Letters. This design is known as Draped Bust, Small Eagle and usually commands a high price due to the extremely low mintage at the time. Home > Auction-Archive > Silver and Trade Dollars > Draped Bust Silver Dollars > 1797 Draped Bust Silver Dollar B-1 BB-73 9x7 Stars, Large Letters PCGS VF-35 > Back to Search/Browse Page For a larger Item image, click on lower right hand corner. The 15-star variety is rated R-5 minus, indicating an estimated population of around 60-75 coins. Seven varieties of 1797-dated half eagles are known to numismatists today, four with a Small Eagle reverse and … The Draped Bust dollar is a United States dollar coin minted from 1795 to 1803, and was reproduced, dated 1804, into the 1850s. 1798 Small Eagle, 13 Stars. Though the exact mintage is unknown, the PCGS Population Report gives a good estimate of relative rarity. However, either way, Mint employees soon learned that the stars were becoming awfully crowded on the coins, particularly on the small Half Dimes, and they eventually reverted back to 13 stars -- and kept it that way (with a few minor exceptions). 1799/8 Over-Date. These are NOT silver or magnetic. Its companion, the even rarer 1796 half dollar (ranked 72) had a mintage of only 934. In Mint State, PCGS has certified over two dozen examples, the finest of which include one MS66 and one MS67. i just seen one for sale on craigslist and have been researching it. Usually, the reverse is poorly detailed in the centers, this being the high point of the reverse. It bears a heraldic eagle on the reverse and the price is prohibitive. 1797 7x6 star dollar. The words "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" encircle the wreath. Palladium: 2351.30 7.15 ... Search About 1797 $1 MS 10x6 stars Draped Bust Dollars. Silver: 24.81 0.15. Some were made with thirteen stars, some with fifteen, and others with sixteen. It could be fairly argued that each of these three is a major design subtype, though I maintain that just two are subtypes and the thi… Two varieties deal with the number of stars on the obverse of the coin. Major 1799 Silver Dollar Varieties. Charles Williams Collection - Numismatic Gallery “Adolphe Menjou” 6/1950 - John J. Pittman Collection - David Akers 10/1997:426, $104,500 - Superior 2/2002:1654, not sold - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1008, $164,500, Richard B. Winsor Collection - S.H. or Best Offer. For instance if a 1797 die were made in 1796 in anticipation of the next year's production, it may have had either 15 or 16 stars, depending on whether it was made before or after Tennessee was admitted. Platinum: 875.00 1.05. One variety features 9 stars on the left side and 7 stars on the right side. BD-1. That year Tennessee was admitted and a 16th star was added. Cheers! Type: Draped Bust Half Dollar Year: 1797 Mint Mark: No mint mark Face Value: 0.50 USD Total Produced: 3,000 [ Silver Content: 90% Silver Weight: 0.3617 oz. $2,000.00. or Best Offer. There are three basic reverse designs. ... in 1797 they did not make a dollar with 8 stars on one side. 69.3k members in the coins community. In 1796, Congress responded to the almost universal dissatisfaction of the first coins (Flowing Hair dollar) and decreed a new design. Mysteriously it portrayed 15 stars in 1797 despite the presence of 16 states. I have a 1797 silver dollar with 8 stars on one side and 7 on the other. Click here to Learn How to use Coin Price Charts. This design is rare due to the very low mintage and the inferior equipment and procedures. Send us your feedback, comments, or suggestions. This design is known as Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle. 1795 Draped Bust Small Eagle Silver Dollar $1 - PCGS VF Detail ... 1799 US Silver Dollar 7 x 6 Stars, PCGS VG10, free shipping. & H. Chapman 12/1895 - J.M. 1798 5 Stripes. One was 10x6 stars, the second 9x7. The Survival Estimate represents an average of one or more experts' opinions as to how many examples survive of a particular coin in three categories: 1) all grades, 2) 60 or better, and 3) 65 or better. PCGS The Standard for the Rare Coin Industry. 1798 Small Eagle, 15 Stars. We do our best to provide precise spot prices; however, during times of market volatility, prices may not be to-the-minute accurate. The looks like a poorly done Chinese copy, but I'm not an expert on the origins of counterfeits. C $9,531.74. Some accounts identify the woman as Philadelphia socialite Ann Willing Bingham. Click the button below for catalog-specific information about this item. There are six 1804 silver dollars in museums and nine in private hands. 1798 10 Arrows. 15 Stars, Wide Date. AU-58 (PCGS). By comparison, the Tennessee State Quarter, one of five struck in 2002, had a mintage of 650,000,000 (the mintage of all state quarters in 2002 was over 3 billion). "Draped Bust" was the name given to a design of United States coins. Small Eagle. The 15 Stars variety is the most common of the three major varieties of 1797, by a large margin. From United States +C $15.65 shipping. Most 1802 half dimes that do exist are in extremely poor condition. 1797 Draped Bust Dollar. After the 13 original states came Vermont, then Kentucky in 1792, and Tennessee in 1796. Therefore, the PCGS3000® should only be used as one guide to rare coin prices and historical price movements, and not as the sole source for determining the value or market history of a particular coin. It appeared on much of the regular-issue copper and silver United States coinage, 1796–1807. They differ in Suffix, Minor Variety, and Die Variety only. Three denominations also bore the appropriate fraction: half cent (1/200), large cent (1/100) and half dollar (1/2). The half dollar rim (edge) bore the words FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR. I Also Have An 1851 U.S. Indian Head Silver Dollar … It is an expensive coin even in the lowest grades. Collectors Universe, Inc. disclaims any warranties whatsoever with respect to the accuracy of the PCGS3000® or any specific coin index. Currency World 58,104 views PCGS is not responsible for the accuracy or authenticity of Ebay listings. Only 3,000 were minted and the vast majority of these were either lost, melted or wore out. In all, just 7,776 Draped Bust dollars were made in 1797, which is a relative drop in the bucket even when compared to other issues in the Draped Bust dollar series. Mass / Weight: 26.96 grams. rickmp Frequently flatulent. While there aren’t any official mint figures to help collectors officially determine which varieties are more common than others, the 1799, 99 Over 98, 15-Star Reverse dollar and 1799, 8 Stars Left, 5 Stars Right dollar are slightly more expensive in typical trading. 1797, 9 Stars, 7 Right, Large Letters. It was not considered necessary to include the value of the coin since it could be discerned from its size based on the precious metal content. Survival estimates include coins that are raw, certified by PCGS, and certified by other grading services. 1797, 9 Stars Left, 7 Right, Small Letters. 05-19-2015 • Stack's Bowers. Due to primitive working conditions, materials and poorly constructed dies numerous errors and variations appeared. The 1797 half dollar (ranked 68) has the "small eagle" design. The 16th state, Tennessee, was admitted to the Union on 1 June, 1796. Many replicas and fakes are known adding to the fact there are different types of 1797 dollar coins. Dies used for striking coins in this era were individually hand-carved, so it is not surprising that we find a wide range of varieties from this time period. The half dime of 1797 exemplifies the confusion at the time; it was minted with 13, 15 and 16 stars. Incongruities persisted: In 1796 the half dollar appeared with 15 stars, then 16 stars. C $332.21. Eight were minted in 1834 (Class I) and the rest minted about 1858 (Class II)[1] The 1802 half dime ranks number 61. The 15 known 1804 silver dollars include eight examples of Class I, one of Class II, and six of Class III. Since it too is required for a complete type set, its price continues to rise. The Greatest 100 U.S. Inclusive of all the varieties listed above, a grand total of 423,515 silver dollars were minted in 1799. The famous 1804 silver dollar has this design as well the reverse of the Kennedy half dollar in 1964. Do You Know Its Worth? The Heraldic Eagle introduced a national motto – E pluribus unum (Out of many, one). Early numismatists knew that half dollars dated 1796-97 were worth preserving, and severely worn pieces are far less often seen than for more common coins of this period. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! When locked, you will be scrolled directly to this table for all coins. 1797 Trade Dollar Reverse 1797 Silver Dollar 15 Stars mushy as with lesser quality forgeries. Though the exact mintage is unknown, the PCGS Population Report gives a good estimate of relative rarity. In general, the obverse of the 1797 15 Stars Half Dime shows a good strike, though sometimes the central details can be weak. It shows a mixture of light grey, tan, and yellow toning on the obverse with a couple of darker spots of brown mixed with light grey, a touch of blue and tan on the reverse. Was: C $10,140.15. 1797 Silver Dollar (1797 S$1) 9x7 Stars Large Letters, PCGS AU50. 1798 Knob 9. The reason for this numerical difference was because of the original practice to include a star for each state admitted to the Union. Many of these faults are quite rare and demand a high premium due to their scarcity. 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