Silver Dollars

Silver Dollars are some of the most sought after US Silver Coins.

Ike Silver Dollar

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Eisenhower (for S mints only 1971-1974, & 1976) 24.59 40% silver, 60% copper The Ike Silver Dollar was only struck for collects in as uncirculated or Proof forty percent silver coins from 1971 thru 1974 and 1976 at the San Francisco mint and have the … Continue reading »

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Draped Bust Dollar

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Draped (1795-1804) 26.96 89% silver, 10% copper The Draped Bust Dollar was first coined in 1795 thru 1803.  1795 was the year the firs United States dollar was last struck.  There are two types for this silver coin.  The first was minted in 1795 and … Continue reading »

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Flowing Hair Dollar

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Flowing Hair (1794-1795) 26.96 89% silver, 10% copper The Flowing Hair Dollar was minted in 1794 and 1795 as the first dollar struck by the United States of America.  It is also the first silver coin and was struck before any gold coins were struck.  … Continue reading »

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Seated Liberty Dollars

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Seated (1840-1873) 26.73 90% silver, 10% copper The Seated Liberty Dollars silver coins were minted from 1840 to 1873, primarily out of Philadelphia with no mint mark; however there are some minted in New Orleans and San Francisco, with mint marks “O” and “S” respectively. … Continue reading »

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Gobrecht Dollar

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Gobrecht (1836-1839) 26.73 89% silver, 10% copper The Gobrecht Dollar was based on a portrait of Liberty by Thomas Sully and a bald eagle in flight by Titian Peals and adapted for the silver dollar master dies by Christian Gobrecht. This silver coin was only … Continue reading »

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TRADE DOLLARS

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Trade (1873-1885) 27.22 90% silver, 10% copper The Trade Dollars was designed by William Barber and struck from 1873 to 1885.  This  silver coin was struck for the purpose of commerce in East Asia and needed to compete against the Spanish silver dollar and Mexican … Continue reading »

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Peace Dollar

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Peace (1921-1928, 1934 & 1935) 26.73 90% silver, 10% copper The silver Peace dollar coin was made to commemorate the end of the Great War.  The Peace Dollar was first struck in Philadelphia on 21st December 1921.  1,006,473 were placed in circulation on the 3rd … Continue reading »

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Morgan Silver Dollars

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Morgan (1878-1904, 1921) 26.73 90% silver, 10% copper Morgan Silver Dollars are named after designer George T. Morgan, United States Mint Assistant Engraver.  The Morgan dollar was produced from 1878-1904, and discontinued due to a surplus of the coin and resumed again in 1921 to … Continue reading »

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Morgan Silver Dollar History

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Morgan (1878-1904, 1921) 26.73 90% silver, 10% copper The Morgan Silver Dollar was issued during a national depression which started in 1873.  Curiously the previous silver dollar coin, the Seated Liberty dollar, had been discontinued when congress passed the Fourth Coinage Act which was part … Continue reading »

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