The most common $5 silver certificates, those from 1934 and 1953, are typically worth 10 to 30 percent more than their face value. Other issues can be worth several hundreds of dollars, such as the 1923 and 1899 $5 silver certificates.
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.
As of 2015, most 1957 $1 silver certificates have a value of slightly more than face value, between $1.25 and $1.50. Uncirculated certificates are worth between $2 and $4. Some rare exceptions include Star notes, in which the serial number has a star after it instead of...
A silver certificate is a form of legal tender that was issued by the United States Department of Treasury to the public in accordance with an Act of Congress dated on Feb. 28, 1878. People could trade the documents for silver dollars until May 25, 1964.
As of 2014, one dollar silver certificates from 1957 are worth between $1.25 and $4. Uncirculated dollar certificates bring in more money than circulated ones, but it is still a very small amount over face value.
Online resources like CoinStudy and the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation provide current values of United States silver dollars that date back a range of years. Along with silver prices, gold, platinum and palladium bids are listed, as well as other rare coin values.
The majority of blue seal 1935 Silver Certificates carry an average value of about $1.50, according to currency experts at AntiqueMoney.com and OldCurrencyValues.com. Star notes bearing the symbol at the beginning of the serial number are valued at about $3 each, explai...