1794 FLOWING HAIR DOLLAR TRIBUTE – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM
The Silver Dollar was authorized by the Act of April 2, 1792, which also authorized and established the United States Mint and created our nation’s coinage. One of the rarest and most important silver dollars, the 1794 Flowing Hair designed by Chief Engraver Robert Scot was the first of its kind and a major numismatic rarity with a total mintage of 1,758.
- Contains 2 Troy Ounce .999 Fine Silver
- Obverse: Lady Liberty with free-flowing hair on her neck and back facing right, with the word “LIBERTY” above and a total of 15 stars, eight to the left, and seven on the right honoring the number of states that made up the Union at the time.
- Reverse: A spread-wing eagle is surrounded by two branches bound at their base by a thin ribbon with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the border, and the hallmark at the stem of either branch. Curiously, the denomination is not featured on either the obverse or reverse of the Flowing Hair silver dollar