1802 Draped Bust Dollar

Nearing the end of the series, the 1802 Draped Bust Dollar (Buy on eBay) had a mintage of 41,650 pieces. This represented the second lowest figure for a regular issue, after the low reached in 1797.

Noted varieties for this issue include a narrow or wide date. There is also a “2 over 1” overdate for both the narrow and wide date. Proof restrikes carrying this date were created, with three pieces known. One of these sold for $920,000 at an auction held in April 2008.

Coin Specifications

Date 1802
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 41,650