Type: Draped Bust Half Dollar Year: 1796 Mint Mark: No mint mark Face Value: 0.50 USD Total Produced: 3,000 [ Silver Content: 90% Silver Weight: 0.3617 oz. The combined total for both years is just 3,918 pieces (the Mint didn’t break down the figures). First let me tell how I got them. $8,495.00. The above image is an example of an 1796 "Small Eagle" Draped Bust Dollar, and it's obvious the coin is fake, however there's other indicators that the coin isn't authentic. Face Value $1 USD. The original reverse of the Draped Bust Quarter featured the same design that had been introduced on the half dollars and silver dollars of 1794. The second Mint Director, Henry William DeSaussure wanted to improve the country’s coinage, and he ordered the change in design. The 1804 dies were subsequently retooled with 1805 dates, leaving an interesting 1805 over 4 variety. Draped Bust Type half dollar - minted 1796 to 1807. It was the famous portrait painter Gilbert Stuart who sketched the initial design, later to engraved by Robert Scot. Metal Silver Content 0.77344 t oz. I have 3 coins wich a think are 1796 draped bust bollars,don't now if they are real or fake. One the obverse, the 6 in the date isn't the correct font and the letters and stars are a bit too large. Draped Bust Half Dollar (1796-1807) Production of the half dollar began in 1796, at a time when the designs of new coins changed dramatically from year to year. 1796 $1 Draped Bust Dollar Large Date Small Letters VF PCGS Excellent Details. An especially clean and attractive example providing the most advantageous 1796 O-101 R5 Draped Bust Half Dollar; 1796 O-102 R5+ Draped Bust Half Dollar; 1797 O-101 R4+ Draped Bust Half Dollar; 1797 O-102 R6- Draped Bust Half Dollar; 1801, 1802, and 1803 Draped Bust Half Dollars. Loading... Unsubscribe from PCGScoin? 1796 Draped Bust Half Dollar. Die Münze war schon in Umlauf es sind Gebrauchsspuren vorhanden. Draped Bust Half Dollar (1796-1807) - Coins for sale on Collectors Corner, The Collectibles Marketplace, where you can buy safely from the world's top Coins dealers. Half Dollar. Country United States. During this time the reverse design of the coins was changed, creating two distinct subtypes. LOT 1100 1796 Draped Bust Half Dollar PCGScoin. 15 stars. Although dies were prepared for anticipated half dollar coinage in 1804, production never materialized. PCGS graded EF-40 PQ Overton-101. 1796 Draped Bust Half Dollar, Overton 102 16 Stars VF25 PCGS SKU: LK3967104. The U.S. Mint seemed determined to make the design of their coins loves by all, which is perhaps why they were so quick to make changes at the first sign of any criticism. DRAPED BUST HALF DOLLARS (1796-1807) DRAPED BUST, SMALL EAGLE REVERSE HALF DOLLAR (1796-1797) The Draped Bust Half Dollar was made only two years after the Flowing Hair type. 1796 Draped Bust Half Dollar, Small Eagle Reverse MS (Mint State) Draped Bust Half Dollar Heraldic Eagle Reverse. Auction lot counts and record prices for coin varieties of Draped Bust Half Dollar (1796-1807). Draped Bust half dollars with the Small Eagle reverse were struck with only two dates—1796 and 1797—and in minuscule quantities, at that. $35.00 shipping. Still, there are counterfeit coins know from the year 1796 who come very close to the authentic ones. Issuing Mint U.S. Mint. The combined total for both years is just 3,918 (the Mint didn't break down the figures), as the Mint was concentrating on silver dollars and smaller silver coins at the time. 15 stars. VIDEO: 4:28. The second design issued for the denomination, the Draped Bust Half Dollar was issued from 1796 to 1807. Very important type coin. 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