|United States One Dollar Coin
Congress authorized the first silver dollar on April 2, 1792.
In 1795, silver coins, including the $1, were minted with the
so-called "Draped Bust" design of Ms. Liberty. The Draped
Bust coins did not have their denomination imprinted on
the coins; instead, the value of each coin was discernible
by its size with the $1 coin being the largest.