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.
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.
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
Visit a website such as Coinflation.com or CoinStudy to gain an approximate value of an old silver coin as a collectible and in melt value for the silver. For example, a Morgan silver dollar has $12.85 of silver when melted down, as of 2015.
Check out CoinTrackers.com or PCGS.com to obtain the value of your 1977 Eisenhower Silver Dollar. The value of your coin ultimately depends on its condition and where it was struck.
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.
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.
A 1922 silver dollar is valued at $20.57, as of 2015. The value also depends on the condition of the piece and if it was ever in circulation.
To determine the value of a coin it is necessary to visit specialty websites, research the value in current coin magazines or have the coin appraised by an expert. The overall value of the coin largely depends on the condition of the coin.
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.