Bust Dollars were made from 1794 to 1804 and include sub-types as follows: --- Flowing Hair (1794-1795) --- Draped Bust, Small Eagle Reverse (1795-1798) --- Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse (1798-1804).
There are quite a few rarities in the Bust Dollar series. The 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar is from the first year the Mint struck regular issue silver coins and commands a handsome price in any grade.
The 1804 Bust Dollar is one of the most famous of all numismatic rarities and carries a million dollar plus price tag on the rare occasion that one surfaces!
Draped Bust. Second type with a centered obverse portrait. This is a very attractive example with strong detail and olive-gray surfaces. Free from problems and adjustment marks.
Flowing Hair. 3 Leaves. Exceptional for the grade with strong detail and beautiful light silver-gray surfaces that retain a trace of luster in the protected areas of the design. No adjustment marks, heavy contact marks, or planchet flaws are found on this lovely early dollar!
Flowing Hair. 3 Leaves. B-6, BB-25. Strong detail and problem-free with nice light silver-gray surfaces framed by delicate lime, gold, turquoise and russet at the borders.
Small Date. Large Letters. Pewter-gray surfaces and a solid strike with strong eye appeal.
9x7 Stars, Large Letters. Very sharp detail with a faint champagne-tan hue off light silver-gray surfaces. A few scattered tics and uneven charcoal toning on the reverse prevent an even higher grade.
Small Eagle. B-1. Well detailed with steel-gray surfaces.
BB-163, B-10. Strong detail with beautiful light silver-gray surfaces. Very nearly XF with strong eye appeal.
Pleasant dove gray surfaces and well detailed.
CAC. Beautiful even dove gray surfaces that are problem-free and very attractive. Outstanding for the grade.
Dotted Date. A well-known variety that has a group of small chips near the first 0 in the date. This is a very attractive, problem-free example.
12 Arrows. Strong detail and evenly struck with pleasing steel-gray surfaces.
B-1, BB-231. Close Date. Sharp detail and evenly struck with light silver-gray surfaces. Popular as the overdate is very clear.
CAC. Large 3. BB-255, B-6. Repunched low 3. Sharp detail and evenly struck with nice problem-free steel-gray surfaces with a hint of lime and gold.
Large 3. Strong, even detail with pleasing light gray surfaces. Old holder!