Notes: Our system rounds the number of coins produced to the thousand. There were only 1,758 of these issued. The 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar was the first dollar coin ever issued by the United States government. Previous attempts had been made by the states, but the 1794 silver dollar was the first dollar coin to be standardized. This coin is a very important piece of American History, and with just 1758 of them minted they are very rare. Make sure this coin is certified.
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How much is a 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar worth?
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $47148.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $825,098 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1794, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
The most valuable Flowing Hair Dollar's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.
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Are 1794 Flowing Hair Dollars Silver?
Yes! Flowing Hair Dollar's produced in 1794 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain .7735 troy oz or 24.05 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.
Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:
This coin in poor condition is still worth $47129.2 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $18.8, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.
Current silver melt value* for a 1795 Flowing Hair Dollar is $18.8 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $24.30 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.
***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.
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