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 (.892)
Weight 26.96 g
Diameter 39 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 30317
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 17
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering:
******** LIBERTY *******
1795

Engraver: Robert Scot

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

Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Engraver: Robert Scot

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

Lettering: HUNDRED CENTS ONE DOLLAR OR UNIT

Comments

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1794  1 758 53%
1795  160 295 30% 2 leaves
1795  20% 3 leaves
1795  17% silver plug

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