Many things affect the price of a silver dollar, including its age, rarity and condition. Silver dollars are not priced solely on the current silver bullion price.
The U.S. Mint has produced silver dollar coins featuring Dwight D. Eisenhower, Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea. The Eisenhower silver dollar was produced from 1971 to 1978 and was succeeded by the Susan B. Anthony silver dollar from 1979 to 1981, with a re-release in 1999.
Whitman Publishing releases annual updates of "A Guidebook of Unted States Coins," commonly referred to as "The Red Book," and collectors consider this book the authoritative resource on the value of U.S. silver dollar coins. A list of other books important to coin collectors is available at Silvera
Values of U.S. silver dollars vary greatly, from about $20 for 1920s and 1930s coins to more than $60,000 for a 1794 bust silver dollar as of 2014. The U.S. Mint circulated four types of silver dollars intermittently from 1794 to 1935.
The Susan B. Anthony silver dollar coin has a diameter of 26.49 millimeters, or 1.043 inches. Golden dollar coins, such as the Native American and the Presidential dollar coins, have the same measurements as the silver dollar coin.
Silver dollars can be sold at auctions, coin shows and conventions, or through private arrangements between collectors. Dealers in precious metals also buy silver coins of any type for their raw metal value.
As of 2014, the silver in the 1965 Canadian silver dollar is worth $11.42. Most 1965 Canadian silver dollars are worth the value of the metals they contain, though coins in exceptional condition are worth more. These coins are 80 percent silver, so their worth is more than face value.
The price of silver and gold is determined by the current spot price per troy ounce set by the world’s major markets. Due to the forces of the international market, this spot price fluctuates throughout the day whenever the market is open and freezes once it closes.
Silver dollar fish are herbivores and feed on plants when in the wild, but silver dollar fish in captivity can be fed fish food, raw leafy greens, cooked vegetables or algae tablets. Pet silver dollar fish should be fed a few times each day.
The value of a silver dollar in 1896 was $1, just as a silver dollar minted in 2015 has a value of $1. In 1896, however, $1 was the equivalent of $27.11 by 2015 standards.