In average condition, it's worth $8 to $10More:This is a complex coin with a few varieties. First of all, 1879 was a year that the Morgan Dollar was produced. It was minted at four mints: Philadelphia, Carson City, New Orleans and San Francisco.
USA Coin Book lists the following prices and varieties:
Philadelphia (no mint mark): In worn Good condition, it is worth about $20. In MS60 mint condition, it is worth $40 but in MS65 Brilliant Uncirculated condition, it is worth about $1,000. Philadelphia also minted proof coins, which are worth $2,800 in PR63 condition.
Carson City (small "CC" mint mark): There are two varieties that came out of Carson City. The first is the clear and normal "CC" mintmark and the other had a "CC" minted over "CC", sort of like a doubled die. They are worth about the same until they get into uncirculated conditions.
In worn Good condition, it is worth about $163. In MS60 mint condition, it is worth $4,100 for the clear CC and $4,300 for the "CC over CC" variety. But in MS65 Brilliant Uncirculated condition, it is worth about $32,000 for the clear CC and $40,000 for the "CC over CC" version, which is a substantial difference.
New Orleans (small "O" mint mark): In worn Good condition, it is worth about $20. In MS60 mint condition, it is worth $86 but in MS65 Brilliant Uncirculated condition, it is worth about $3,450.
San Francisco (small "S" mint mark): There are also two varieties from San Francisco, one that had the reverse from 1879 (the normal one) and another that had the reverse of 1878 from the previous year. Basically, the mint used leftover coins from 1878 and minted them with the 1879 date. Again, they are worth about the same unless you are dealing with higher and uncirculated grades.
In worn Good condition, it is worth about $20. In MS60 mint condition, it is worth $46 for the normal version and $110 for the "reverse of 1878" version. But in MS65 Brilliant Uncirculated condition, it is worth about $163 for the normal version and $7,800 for the "reverse of 1878" version.
See the links below to view prices of the coins for each mint for other intermediate conditions.
An 1879 "Silver Dollar" is a Morgan dollar.
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The 1879 US silver dollar is composed of 90% silver and 10% copper.
A 1879-S Morgan Dollar in MS60 condition is worth: $45.00.
The 1879 Morgan dollar with no mint mark is common. A circulated coin is worth $32.00-$39.00. Average Mint State coins are $42.00 to $55.00
1879 would make it a "Morgan" dollar.
The 1879 Morgan dollar has a diameter of 38.1mm, thickness is 2.4mm.
It is hard to say, but in average circulated condition, about $530,000.
A certified example of the Philadelphia issue 1879 Morgan in MS-66 has a average retail value of $2,750.00
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The first silver eagle was made in 1986 not 1879. It's called a MORGAN dollar after the designer George T. Morgan and assuming it's circulated and has no mintmarks, retail value is $17.00-$26.00 the date is very common.
A silver what? be more specific.
It is made of 90% silver and 10% copper.
On August 25,2017 the value of an 1879-s with the 1878 reverse ranges from about $36 to $43000 depending upon the condition of the coin.
E PLURIBUS UNUM is NOT a type of silver dollar, it is the national motto. The coin is a MORGAN dollar. Assuming the coin is circulated without any mintmarks, an 1879 retails at $30.00-$40.00 depending on the actual grade of the coin.
There's no silver in it, and it's worth one dollar.
If it was made from 1 US silver dollar and has all of the silver in the silver dollar still within the spoon, it is worth $22 in silver content.
Sorry this isn't a American silver eagle. This is a Morgan silver dollar. The mintmark is located above the DO in DOLLAR on the back of the coin.
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