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1797 One Dollar 9x7 Stars, Small Letters

1797 One Dollar 9x7 Stars, Small Letters

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 7155)

The 1797 One dollar is part of a series of Draped bust silver dollar coins struck from 1795-1798. The specific variety is 9x7 Stars, Small Letters. Struck in Philadelphia and designated as a Business (MS) strike, this coin is made of 89% silver; 11% copper from a mintage of 7,776 struck and has a rarity rating of 4.
Obverse: Liberty is portrayed with a so-called "draped bust," facing right, with her hair tied back with a ribbon. She is flanked by stars on the left and right periphery with the word LIBERTY on top, and the date positioned at the bottom.
Reverse: The so-called "small eagle" is portrayed standing atop rocks motif in the center with wings fully surrounded by an olive wreath that is tied by a ribbon into a bow at the bottom. The words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the periphery. The denomination is spelled out as a fraction of "1/2" at the bottom, under the bow.

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GSID: 7155
Coin Date: 1797
Denomination: $1 / One dollar
Designation: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 7,776
Coinage Type: Draped bust silver dollar
Coinage Years: 1795-1798
Composition: 89% silver; 11% copper
Variety: 9x7 Stars, Small Letters
Rarity: R-4
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 39 mm
Fineness: 0.8924
Weight: 26.96 gr
Weight: 0.7731 oz
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: Robert Scot
Obverse Lettering: LIBERTY, 1797
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
PCGS #: 6866

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