1 Dollar "Flowing Hair Dollar"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1794-1795
Value 1 Dollar (1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.8924) (.1076 copper)
Weight 26.96 g
Diameter 39 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number
N#
30317
References KM# 17
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Female bust right with flowing hair, 15 stars around

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1795

Engraver: Robert Scot Read more on Wikipedia

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Reverse

Small eagle with spread wings within wreath

Script: Latin

Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Engraver: Robert Scot Read more on Wikipedia

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Edge

Lettered with decorations between words

Script: Latin

Lettering: HUNDRED CENTS ONE DOLLAR OR UNIT

Mint

United States Mint of Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

Comments

A 1794 silver plug dollar sold at auction graded PCGS SP-66 for 10,016,874 USD.
1795 leaves

1795 silver plug

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1794  1 758 60%
1795  160 295 38% 2 leaves
1795  25% 3 leaves
1795  23% silver plug

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Bullion value: USD 17.57 Search tips
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar "Flowing Hair Dollar"
Oslo Myntgalleri
Auction 30
Lot 1955
Internet Archive
May 7, 2022 1795 – 3 leaves VF
(NGC VF25)
USD 5665.23
(NOK 60 000.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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