Die Variety Attribution Wizard


1796 Draped Bust/Small Eagle Dollars


Six die varieties exist for the draped bust dollars dated 1796. Four different obverses were used, and these may be identified based on the size of the numerals in the date and the proximity of the Miss Libertyís lowest hair curl to star 1.


Select the coinís obverse date size and star position: 

Small Date Numerals
Numeral 1 Distant from Curl, Dot above
Small Date Numerals, Evenly Spaced
Curl Touches 1 Point of Star 1
Small Date Numerals, 9 and 6 Closest
Curl Touches 2 Points of Star 1
Large Date Numerals
Numerals 9 and 6 Nearly Closed


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