Flowing Hair Dollar (1794-1795) - Coins for sale on Collectors Corner, The Collectibles Marketplace, where you can buy safely from the world's top Coins dealers. A 1794 silver dollar, which many experts believe was the first such coin struck by the U.S. Mint, sold for a record $10 million at auction on Thursday. One unique specimen featuring pristine hair details, sharp stars, and a mirrored surface has been graded SP-66 and is considered the finest known example of this historic coin. In the year 1794, the United States Mint in Philadelphia produced three different denominations in silver, the half dime, half dollar, and silver dollar. Dubbed the "Flowing Hair" dollar, the coin features a portrait of Lady Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other. Seller is Legend Numismatics, Inc., of Lincroft N.J. The coin was once part of the Cardinal Collection Educational … The record-setting 1794 dollar was the highlight of a public auction conducted by Stack's Bowers Galleries on January 24, 2013 in New York City. The sale, by Legend Auctions, will be Oct. 8 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and online. A rare 1794 U.S. silver dollar, believed to be the first ever silver dollar minted by a newborn United States, is going up for sale by a Middletown coin dealer. 1794 dollar sells. The United States silver dollar denomination was authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, but not produced until the fall of 1794. Bulk Morgan Silver Dollars (1878-1904) PCGS Certified Morgan Silver Dollars (1878-1904) (Generics) ... Silver Dollar Coins A 1794 silver dollar, which many experts believe was the first such coin struck by the U.S. Mint, sold for a record $10 million at auction on Thursday. "This coin is the Holy Grail of all dollars," said Laura Sperber, president of Legend Numismatics in Middletown's Lincroft section. ", first silver dollar minted by a newborn United States, Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters part of latest COVID-19 shortage, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Toll Free in the U.S. 1-866-284-4125 +1 339-222-5134. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}, Older Group. Though it is still the most circulated denomination in the United States, the dollar has taken on a drastically different look than the original dollar coins offered by the United States Mint in 1794. Bulk Silver Dollars. The 1794 is a famous rarity and one of the keys to a complete set of silver dollars, while the 1795 relatively more available. Get the best deals for 1794 silver dollar at eBay.com. + Update your shipping location 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. It is "extremely significant.". No Culls. Somebody is still making money on Wall Street and he used “in the area of $1.5 million” of it to buy an MS-63+ 1794 silver dollar. According to a press release on the PCGS website dated May 21, 2010, the Neil-Carter 1794 Specimen Silver Dollar was sold by Rare Coin Wholesalers (in a sale brokered by Greg Roberts of Spectrum Group International) for $7,850,000, a record price. Morelan's Flowing Hair dollar is the centerpiece in the auction that will also feature 14 other early American silver dollars from his collection. "Now that my early American dollars collection is complete and nothing else can be added, I’ve decided it’s time for other collectors to enjoy these magnificent coins.”. Early Silver Dollars (1794-1839) Liberty Seated Dollars (1840-1873) Trade Dollars (1873-1885) See More Categories. The first struck 1794 Silver Dollar is currently valued at $10 million dollars, while all 1804 Silver Dollars are rare and are generally worth over $1 million each. The entire collection is estimated to bring in $15 million to $18 million, with the Flowing Hair dollar expected to bring in at least $10 million. The Lady Liberty Flowing Hair and Draped Bust are the two versions of this dollar. The first silver dollar issued by the young United States Government. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. This page was last updated: 11-Jan 15:17. A rare 1794 U.S. silver dollar, said to be among the first ever minted, is on display, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Las Vegas. The 1794 dollar is extremely rare and is one of the great classic coins in American numismatics. "It is believed to the very first one struck," Sperber said. 1794 Flowing Hair Bust Half Dollar 50C - Certified NGC VG Detail - Rare Coin! ASBURY PARK, N.J. – A rare 1794 U.S. silver dollar, believed to be the first silver dollar minted by a newborn United States, is going up for sale by a New Jersey coin dealer. The 1794 dollar saw the very smallest of all early dollar mintages, with just 1,758 pieces struck. Silver Dollars for Sale at JM Bullion. It is also the only known 1794 dollar with a silver plug that was inserted prior to striking to make sure the coin's weight would be correct," explained Hall. "You have to wonder who was there and who handled it," Sperber said. Dubbed the “Flowing Hair” dollar, the coin features a portrait of Lady Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other. US Early Dollar Coins (1794-1804) for sale | eBay View cart for details. Indeed, all 1794 dollars are very scarce, and perhaps less than 150 exist today. "If we could test its DNA, it would be incredible. | Free shipping on many items! Silver coinage started in 1794 with two denominations the dollar and half dollar; both were identical in design (half dimes of this date were coined the following year). Contact us now. Something went wrong. A rare 1794 silver dollar believed to be one of the first — if not the first — to be struck by the US Mint is going up for sale. All 90% USA Silver. Powered By. The Mint Act of April 2, 1792 specified the silver dollar and gold eagle as the monetary units of the United States. NEW YORK, Jan 24 (Reuters) - A 1794 silver dollar, which many experts believe was the first such coin struck by the U.S. Mint, sold for a record $10 million at auction on Thursday. Silver Dollars (1794-1978) View All Products. "Because of its significance in 1794, it was likely seen at the time by President George Washington, Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson who oversaw the Mint, and by Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury,” Bell said. Get the best deal for US Early Dollar Coins (1794-1804) from the largest online selection at eBay.com. is for sale! ASBURY PARK, N.J. – A rare 1794 U.S. silver dollar, believed to be the first silver dollar minted by a newborn United States, is going up for sale by a New Jersey coin dealer. Of the 1,758 coins minted in 1794, only a fraction remain. This page also shows coins listed for sale so you can buy and sell. However, you can add examples of Bust Dollars to your collection for generally less than $5,000. Another 1794 silver dollar, graded 35 of 70, sold in January for $288,000, and one graded at 12 sold last year for $99,000, he said. LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 1794 silver dollar believed to be among the first ever minted in the U.S., and the most valuable, went unsold during a public auction in Las Vegas. There were only 1,758 struck at the new federal mint in Philadelphia they are very rare. The Flowing Hair Dollar represents the very first silver dollar and the largest silver denomination minted in the United States. "This historic coin is a national numismatic treasure that symbolized the young USA’s financial independence," said Matthew Bell, chief executive officer of Legend Auctions, in a statement. It is the latter, the 1794 Silver Dollar (Buy on eBay), which has become to be the most famous of the group. Save 1794 silver dollar to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. | Browse our daily deals for even more savings! "This coin is the Holy Grail of all dollars," said Laura Sperber, president of Legend Numismatics in Middletown's Lincroft section. Save 1794 silver dollar to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Fill out the form below. The highlight of the evening was the $10,016,875 sale of the coveted 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar, a superb Gem Specimen example, the finest known to … Not all cost $10 million. The dollar was deemed the most prestigious, so Mint officials decided to strike that first. A rare 1794 silver dollar believed to be one of the first -- if not the first -- to be struck by the US Mint is going up for sale. The 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar was the first U.S. silver dollar. “Coins are in my blood, and the 1794 dollar was a lifelong dream,” Morelan said in a statement. The Lady Liberty silver dollar from 1794 and 1807. Customs services and international tracking provided, - 1810 50C Capped Bust Silver Half Dollar, Leave feedback about your eBay search experience - opens in new window or tab. The coins were produced for just two years from 1794 to 1795 at the Philadelphia Mint. A fine specimen of this coin sold at auction for ten million dollars in 2013 making this the most valuable coin ever sold. The Lady Liberty Flowing Hair silver dollar was only produced from 1794 to 1795 and is considered one of the rarest coins in America. Morelan bought the Flowing Hair dollar from the nonprofit Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation of Sunnyvale, California, which bought it in 2010 for $7.85 million from Steven Contursi, a collector who acquired it for an undisclosed sum in 2003. It had an almost minuscule mintage, saw heavy circulation, and served as the image of the young United States to the outside world. Charville grades it a specially made “specimen,” above mint condition, and a 66 on a scale with 70 being perfect. Get a price in less than 24 hours. The owner of a 1794 U.S. silver dollar believed to be among the first ever minted and shown to be the most expensive ever sold is preparing to put the coin up for public auction in Las Vegas. Ron Guth: . Copyright © 1995-2021 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. An NGC-certified example of the legendary 1894-S Barber Dime realized $1,440,000, while an NGC-certified 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar realized $1,050,000 as part of the Larry H. Miller Collection sale. A rare 1794 Silver Dollar is going up for sale and it is believed to be one of the first -- if not the first-- silver dollar struck by the US Mint. The Flowing Hair Silver Dollar more than doubled the previous $4.1 million record for a coin set in 1999, auction house Stack's Bowers Galleries said. “Of the 1,758 silver dollars the Mint delivered in October 1794, perhaps less than 130 are known to still survive, and this particular coin is the finest known,” said Brett Charville, president of Professional Coin Grading Service, a rare-coin authentication company, in a statement. National coin shortage: Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters part of latest COVID-19 shortage. We can give you the price over the phone, help you with the purchase process, and answer any questions. Buy & Sell This Coin. Bruce Morelan, a Las Vegas collector, purchased the coin, nicknamed the "Flowing Hair Silver Dollar," in 2013 for $10 million, the most ever paid for a rare coin. Designed by Robert Scot, the Flowing Hair Silver Dollar was the first dollar coin issued by the U.S. government. All Pre-1950! We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! It features Lady Liberty ringed with stars on one side and an eagle on the other. Believed to be the very first dollar coin ever minted is a Specimen-66 example that sold for more than $10 million in 2013. Need a price instantly? See each listing for international shipping options and costs. It includes one of the eight known 1804 dollars specially struck as diplomatic gifts in the mid-1830s. 1794 P Flowing Hair Dollar: Coin Value Prices, Price Chart, Coin Photos, Mintage Figures, Coin Melt Value, Metal Composition, Mint Mark Location, Statistics & Facts. 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