- USA Coin Book
- Draped Bust
- 1798-P : 15 Stars On Obverse
1798 Draped Bust Dollars : 15 Stars On Obverse
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.):
One major variety of the "Small Eagle" 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar features 15 stars on the obverse of the coin - with 8 on the left side and 7 on the right side. The reverse features the Small Eagle design.
There were two major varieties of the Small Eagle type 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. One variety features 13 stars on the obverse and the other features 15 stars. The difference between the 13 stars vs 15 stars is depicted below in the example comparison image:
The 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar (15 Stars On Obverse Variety) is worth $2,715 in average condition and can be worth $82,736 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $13.09
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