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DRAPED BUST SILVER DOLLARS (1795-1804)

1795 Silver Dollar - Bolender 14 Obverse     1795 Silver Dollar - Bolender 14 Reverse

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DRAPED BUST / PLAIN EAGLE SILVER DOLLARS (1795-1798)
 

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1795

42,738

0

Be sure to check out the Flowing Hair type for this date.

1796

72,920

0

 

1797

7,776

0

The best major variety has the obverse stars configured 9 on the left, 7 on the right.

1798

see mintage figure below

0

Two varieties - one with 15 stars, the other with 13 star on the obverse.

    

1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar, PCGS graded Proof-58
The Amon Carter Specimen
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DRAPED BUST / EAGLE AND SHIELD SILVER DOLLARS (1798-1804)

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1798

327,536

0

 

1799

423,515

0

Numerous varieties, including 13 or 15 stars on the reverse and 1799/8 overdates.

1800

220,920

0

Numerous varieties.

1801

54,454

est. 5

The Proofs were struck sometime between 1834 and 1858 and are extremely rare.

1802

41,650

est. 10

The 1802/1 overdate is a popular variety.  The Proofs were struck sometime between 1834 and 1858 and are extremely rare.

1803

85,634

est. 10

The Proofs were struck sometime between 1834 and 1858 and are extremely rare.

1804

0

est. 15

An extreme rarity!  These were all made in 1834 and subsequent years.  Mint reports show a mintage figure of 19,570, but these are believed to be Dollars dated 1803.