The 1795 Flowing Hair dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1795 Flowing Hair Dollar

Specifications

Type: Flowing Hair Dollar
Year: 1795
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .7731 oz.
Total Weight: 26.96 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $22.95

The US minted the 1795 Flowing Hair dollar with no mint mark. Each coin was minted out of the Philadelphia mint.

There are different varieties for these coins. There is the variety with two leaves beneath each wing, and the variety with three leaves beneath each wing. In addition, some of these silver dollars were weight-adjusted by the insertion of an 8mm silver plug. These silver plug coins are more rare and more valuable.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1795 Philadelphia 160,295

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth a lot more than its weight in silver. But just for reference, the silver melt value for this coin is $22.95 as of August 07, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $29.68 per ounce.

The 1795 Flowing Hair dollar two leaf variety is worth around $1,100 in about good condition. In good condition the value is around $2,250. In very fine condition the value is around $5,750. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 60 can sell for around $65,000.

The 1795 Flowing Hair dollar three leaf variety is worth around $1,100 in about good condition. In good condition the value is around $2,250. In very fine condition the value is around $5,250. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 60 can sell for around $55,000.

The 1795 Flowing Hair dollar with the silver plug is worth around $1,500 in about good condition. In good condition the value is around $3,250. In very fine condition the value is around $16,000. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 60 can sell for around $130,000.

Grading System

About good- The coin can be identified.

Good- The date and letters are readable. The main designs are outlined but they lack detail.

Very fine- The center of Liberty's hair has some visible detail.

MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1795 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
1794 Flowing Hair Dollar