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1801 SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6893, 6904

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 54,454
Proofs: estimated 5

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 39-40 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 416 grains (27.0 grams)

Edge: Lettered - HUNDRED CENTS ONE DOLLAR OR UNIT (various ornaments between words)

Mintmark: None (all 1801 Silver Dollars were struck at Philadelphia)

Varieties (5):
BB-211, Bolender 1 - Scarce
BB-212, Bolender 2 - Scarce

BB-213, Bolender 3 -
Scarce
BB-214, Bolender 4 -
Very Scarce
BB-301, Bolender 5 - Proof Novodel

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single example graded VG-VF.

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-50.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3504, "Bolender 1", illustrated, sold for $4,312.50

ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6305, "B-1, BB-211",  illustrated, unsold

EF-45, cleaned.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3505, "Bolender 5", illustrated, sold for $2,0112.50

Ef-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 36, "BB-214, B-4", illustrated, not sold

VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1958, "B-3", illustrated, sold for $1,380.00

PCGS VF-25.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1008, "BB-214. B-4", illustrated, sold for $1,265.00

PCGS VF-20.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6162, "Bolender 1", not illustrated, sold for $862.50

PCGS VF-20.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6163, "Bolender 1", not illustrated, sold for $977.50

VF-20.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1423, "Bolender-1", sold for $690.00

Very Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 576, "Bolender-2", sold for $920.00

VF/EF.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 577, "Bolender-3", sold for $1,610.00

Fine-15.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 350, "BB-214, B-4", sold for $747.50

Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1161, "Bolender 3", not plated, sold for $690.00

Fine.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 437, "B-3", plated, sold for $718.75

VG-10.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5696, "B-4", not illustrated, sold for $920.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report,
July 2004" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

"Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars of the United States - A Complete Encyclopedia" by Q. David Bowers