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Flowing Hair silver Dollar

 

This is the first coin with face value "one dollar" issued by the federal government of the United States of America. It was according to Coinage Act of 1792. This document established the monetary standard of the United States and defined the American dollar as the base currency unit for "the value of a Spanish milled dollar as the same is now current".

 

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US coin 1 dollar 1794

Face value: 1 dollar ($1=100 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 39-40 mm.
Weight 26.96 g.

Minted:
1794
1795

Reverse: Small Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1794

Edge: Lettered: HUNDRED CENTS ONE DOLLAR OR UNIT

Number in Krause catalog: KM#17

 

Price for coin in F condition - $5,000-8,000

 

 

 

US Flowing Hair Silver Half Dollar

 

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US coin half dollar 1794

 

Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 32.5 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1794
1795

Reverse: Small Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1794

Edge: Lettered: FIFTY CENTS OR HALF A DOLLAR

Number in Krause catalog: KM#16

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,500-2,500

 

 

 

US Flowing Hair Silver Half Dime

 

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US coin half dime 1795

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 16.5 mm.
Weight 1.35 g.

Minted:
1794
1795

Reverse: Small Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1795

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#15

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,500-2,500

 

 

 

US Flowing Hair Large Cent

 

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Flowing Hair Cent - Chain reverse

 

US coin 1 cent 1793

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 26-27 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1793

Reverse: Value within chain
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1793

Edge: Bars and Vines

Number in Krause catalog: KM#11

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,000-2,000

 

 

Flowing Hair Cent - Wreath reverse

 

US coin 1 cent 1793

 

Face value: 1 Cent ($0.01=1 penny)
Composition: copper
Diameter 26-27 mm.
Weight 13.48 g.

Minted:
1793

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: ONE CENT / 1/100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1793

Edge: Bars and Vines

Number in Krause catalog: KM#12

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,000-2,000