- USA Coin Book
- Draped Bust
- 1801-P : Proof Restrike
1801 Draped Bust Dollars : Proof Restrike
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.):
The 1801 Proof Restrike Draped Bust Silver Dollar is one of the rarest of all US coins. It is the rarest of all 1801-1804 silver dollar restrikes as well (except for the unique Class 2 1804 restrike). This coin was produced around 1858 as a proof restrike intended for prominent collectors. The reverse of this particular year was struck using the first die from the 1804 coin. Only between 3 to 6 of these coins are estimated to exist - each one worth around $1 million!
The 1801 Draped Bust Silver Dollar (Proof Restrike Variety) is worth $995,934 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Proof coins can be worth $1,300,228 or more. 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: $12.87
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