What Is the Value of a 1979 Liberty Dollar?


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Silver dollars issued in 1979 are part of the Susan B. Anthony silver dollar design series and are worth between $1 and $5 dollars. The value depends on the condition of the coin and its mint mark.

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A 1979 Susan B. Anthony silver dollar that was overstruck on a 1978 Jefferson Nickel sold at auction for $15,275. Made of about 92 percent copper and 8 percent nickel, the intrinsic melt value of a 1979 Susan B. Anthony silver dollar is 6 cents, based on 2014 metal prices. Over 360 million copies of the coin were minted in Philadelphia, and an additional 288 million were minted in Denver.

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