Flowing Hair and Draped Bust Dollars

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There are 5 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on January 30, 2021

Photo Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Flowing Hair (1794 - 1795)
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Draped Bust (1795 - 1803)
Draped Bust  1798 1798
B-8 BB-125
Choice $4000 Pointed 9, 4 Lines, Choice Original, Crusty Gray Patina, CAC Approval, Osprey Collection. Moderately crusty gray fields contrast well with the lighter central devices on this 1798 Draped Bust dollar. A later die state BB-125 example with heavy die crack through the olive leaves and through AMERI(C)A. As with many dollars of the late 18th Century, strike uniformity was a casualty of primitive minting presses. This Osprey Collection offering has a bold strike on the right obverse but sees poor stars definition on the left obverse. A common 1798 die variety with Pointed 9 and four shield verticals on the reverse shield. An ideal candidate as a type coin due to lack of any die variety premium. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
Draped Bust  1798 1798
Large Eagle, Pointed 9

Choice HOLD
Large Eagle Type, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Olive-Gray Patina, JUST BUY IT NOW!. GFRC took a very cautious approach to starting its Draped Bust dollar product line due to a marketplace replete with marginal or problem coins. The GFRC mission is to stock above average coins including Draped Bust pieces. Over time, persistent searching has managed to locate several quality offerings that typically come with CAC approval. Case in point is this choice 1798 Large Eagle with crusty olive-gray patina and circulated cameo eye appeal. Steely fields are essentially unabraded with just a touch of micro chatter on the right obverse field. The strict originality and cameo eye appeal warrant a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation as well preserved pieces of this caliber are few and far between. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC Approval.
Draped Bust  1799/8 1799/8
15 Reverse Stars
B-3 BB-141
Choice $2250 15 Reverse Stars, B-3, BB-141, Natural Brownish Gray Patina, Choice Surfaces, Oregon Beaver Collection. This is a perfect for the grade, circulated Bust dollar with near-smooth surfaces and even color. Original, russet fields are more deeply shaded at the rims, while the central devices are lighter and reveal contrasting silver tones. The CAC certification attests to the overall eye appeal. BB-3. with the obverse die exhibiting the 2nd 9 punched over an 8, while the reverse has 15 stars. Note, the top row of seven stars has stars 1 and 7 effaced by the clouds. This is a large and impressive type coin, combining a date in the 1700s with strong aesthetic appeal. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder.
Draped Bust  1800 1800
VF Details PCGS
B-8, BB-188
Original HOLD
Impressive Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Ebony-Gray Fields, Rim Marks, Osprey Collection. Consistent ebony-gray fields lead to serious circulated cameo eye appeal on this 1800 B-8 Draped Bust dollar. Though the fields have been well preserved in terms of marks, the rims have not. Random bumps are seen on the edges of the rims on both sides though difficult to view and photograph, even with the edge view insert. When performing in-hand viewing, the edge issue is not consequential. If in the market for an early dollar with original surfaces and excellent eye appeal while on a tight budget, this new Osprey Collection offering might be worth considering. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder.
Draped Bust  1800 1800
12 Arrows

Choice $5500 12 Arrows, Crusty Coin Gray, Steely Mirrored Fields, Fantastic Preservation, Osprey Early Dollar Collection. A wonderful divestment by a restless collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. Full description shortly.