1795 Draped Bust Dollar

The 1795 Draped Bust Dollar was the first year for the series, struck the same year as the last issue for the prior series. The new obverse design featured the partially draped bust of Liberty designed by Robert Scot. The same obverse design from the prior series was retained, featuring a small eagle within a wreath.

The total mintage for the issue was 42,738 pieces, struck at the Philadelphia Mint. Noted varieties include “off-center bust” and “centered bust”.

Coin Specifications

Date 1795
Mint Mark none
Mint Location Philadelphia
Composition 89.24% silver, 10.76% copper
Weight 26.96 grams
Diameter 39.5 mm
Designer Robert Scot

Coin Mintage

Mintage 42,738