| Free shipping on many items! The coin was once part of the Cardinal Collection Educational … "This coin is the Holy Grail of all dollars," said Laura Sperber, president of Legend Numismatics in Middletown's Lincroft section. Bulk Silver Dollars. 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 Mint Act of April 2, 1792 specified the silver dollar and gold eagle as the monetary units of the United States. 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). Believed to be the very first dollar coin ever minted is a Specimen-66 example that sold for more than $10 million in 2013. Ron Guth: . 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. Silver Dollars (1794-1978) View All Products. All Pre-1950! 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. “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. Seller is Legend Numismatics, Inc., of Lincroft N.J. “Coins are in my blood, and the 1794 dollar was a lifelong dream,” Morelan said in a statement. "It is believed to the very first one struck," Sperber said. View cart for details. 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. It was presented to then-Secretary of State Edmund Jennings Randolph, who referred to it with a letter to President George Washington. The 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar was the first U.S. silver dollar. Designed by Robert Scot, the Flowing Hair Silver Dollar was the first dollar coin issued by the U.S. government. 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. 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 1794 dollar is extremely rare and is one of the great classic coins in American numismatics. 1794 P Flowing Hair Dollar: Coin Value Prices, Price Chart, Coin Photos, Mintage Figures, Coin Melt Value, Metal Composition, Mint Mark Location, Statistics & Facts. We can give you the price over the phone, help you with the purchase process, and answer any questions. The sale, by Legend Auctions, will be Oct. 8 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and online. US Early Dollar Coins (1794-1804) for sale | eBay 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 coins were produced for just two years from 1794 to 1795 at the Philadelphia Mint. National coin shortage: Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters part of latest COVID-19 shortage. Early Silver Dollars (1794-1839) Liberty Seated Dollars (1840-1873) Trade Dollars (1873-1885) See More Categories. The first silver dollar issued by the young United States Government. However, you can add examples of Bust Dollars to your collection for generally less than $5,000. 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. 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. All 90% USA Silver. Need a price instantly? Save 1794 silver dollar to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Of the 1,758 coins minted in 1794, only a fraction remain. "You have to wonder who was there and who handled it," Sperber said. It is "extremely significant.". {"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. Morelan's Flowing Hair dollar is the centerpiece in the auction that will also feature 14 other early American silver dollars from his collection. It had an almost minuscule mintage, saw heavy circulation, and served as the image of the young United States to the outside world. "This coin is the Holy Grail of all dollars," said Laura Sperber, president of Legend Numismatics in Middletown's Lincroft section. "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. 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. Get the best deals for 1794 silver dollar at eBay.com. 1794 dollar sells. 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. The Lady Liberty silver dollar from 1794 and 1807. — 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 New Jersey coin dealer. The 1794 dollar saw the very smallest of all early dollar mintages, with just 1,758 pieces struck. Save 1794 silver dollar to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. There were only 1,758 struck at the new federal mint in Philadelphia they are very rare. Powered By. Contact us now. is for sale! 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. The United States silver dollar denomination was authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, but not produced until the fall of 1794. Buy & Sell This Coin. + 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. "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.”. Bulk Morgan Silver Dollars (1878-1904) PCGS Certified Morgan Silver Dollars (1878-1904) (Generics) ... Silver Dollar Coins Get the best deal for US Early Dollar Coins (1794-1804) from the largest online selection at eBay.com. The 1794 is a famous rarity and one of the keys to a complete set of silver dollars, while the 1795 relatively more available. Dubbed the “Flowing Hair” dollar, the coin features a portrait of Lady Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other. "If we could test its DNA, it would be incredible. 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. This page was last updated: 11-Jan 15:17. 1794 Flowing Hair Bust Half Dollar 50C - Certified NGC VG Detail - Rare Coin! 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 Lady Liberty Flowing Hair and Draped Bust are the two versions of this dollar. Fill out the form below. 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. 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. No Culls. "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 features Lady Liberty ringed with stars on one side and an eagle on the other. 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 dollar was deemed the most prestigious, so Mint officials decided to strike that first. 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. Charville grades it a specially made “specimen,” above mint condition, and a 66 on a scale with 70 being perfect. | Browse our daily deals for even more savings! It includes one of the eight known 1804 dollars specially struck as diplomatic gifts in the mid-1830s. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. 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. 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. ", 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. Get a price in less than 24 hours. Not all cost $10 million. 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. It is the latter, the 1794 Silver Dollar (Buy on eBay), which has become to be the most famous of the group. Something went wrong. 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. 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. The Flowing Hair Dollar represents the very first silver dollar and the largest silver denomination minted in the United States. 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. Silver Dollars for Sale at JM Bullion. Indeed, all 1794 dollars are very scarce, and perhaps less than 150 exist today. 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. This page also shows coins listed for sale so you can buy and sell. 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. In the year 1794, the United States Mint in Philadelphia produced three different denominations in silver, the half dime, half dollar, and 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. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! Dubbed the "Flowing Hair" dollar, the coin features a portrait of Lady Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other. 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