1794 P Flowing Hair Dollars

Early Silver Dollars

Mintage: 1,758
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 39.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 26.96 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar
The very first US Silver Dollar ever made was produced in 1794 as the Flowing Hair Dollar. This coin did not have a denomination indicator such as "1 D." or "One Dollar" - So the denomination was simply discerned by the diameter size of the coin and the lettering on the edge: "HUNDRED CENTS ONE DOLLAR OR UNIT". The reverse of the coin features the Small Eagle portrait. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $13.45

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