1797 P Draped Bust Dollars : 10 Stars Left - 6 Stars Right

Small Eagle

Mintage: N/A
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.):
1797 Draped Bust Silver Dollar - 10 Stars Left - 6 Stars Right
One major variety of the 1797 Draped Bust Silver Dollar features an obverse design with 10 stars on the left side of the coin and 6 stars on the right side. The reverse of the coin also features larger letters. (All coins of this variety features large letters.)

There were two major varieties for the obverse design. One variety features 9 stars on the left and 7 on the right. The other variety features 10 stars on the left and 6 on the right. The difference between the two varieties (10x6 stars vs 9x7 stars) are depicted below in the example comparison image:

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There are also two major varieties for the reverse of the coin - specifically the size of the letters in the words "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA". One variety features small letters which are further away from the rim while the other features larger letters much closer to the rim with less spacing. Identifying and distinguishing the differences between these varieties is extremely easy. The difference between the 1797 Small Letters vs Large Letters Draped Bust Silver Dollar is depicted below in the example comparison image:

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Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
1,5411,9872,8914,9789,66814,20759,642--

MELT VALUE: $13.23


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