The 1879 US silver dollar is composed of 90% silver and 10% copper.
1879 would make it a "Morgan" dollar.
The 1879 Morgan dollar has a diameter of 38.1mm, thickness is 2.4mm.
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It is made of 90% silver and 10% copper.
Peace dollars were made from 1921 to 1935. An 1879 silver dollar is called a Morgan dollar after its designer George T. Morgan. There's more information at the Related Question
No platinum coins were struck in 1879, the first ones were in 1997
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.
The Morgan Dollar depicts a personification of Liberty and not a living person.
This link shows a 1879 Morgan Dollar: http://www.coinfacts.com/silver_dollars/morgan_dollars/1879_morgan_dollars/1879_morgan_dollar_obv.jpg
If the coin has a mintmark, it's on the reverse above the letters DO in dollar.
If there is one it's on the back above the letters DO in the word dollar
A U.S. silver dollar dated 1879 is a Morgan dollar. Assuming it is circulated and does not have a mintmark, values run from $25.00 to $40.00 depending on the condition of the coin.
1879 would make it a Morgan dollar, which has an eagle on the reverse.
A 1879-S Morgan Dollar in MS60 condition is worth: $45.00.
Please check your bill again and post a new, separate question. There were no federally-issued silver certificates dated 1879, just $1 silver coins.
Susan B Anthony dollars were not made in 1879. You are probably confusing it with Morgan silver dollars.
Current retail values are $17.00-$26.00 for circulated coins 1879 is a common date for Morgans
The 1879 Morgan dollar is not scarce or rare, assuming it's circulated and has no mintmark, average retail values are $26.00 to $32.00 depending on how much wear the coin has.
The 1879 Morgan dollar is not scarce or rare, assuming it's circulated and has no mintmark, average retail values are $30.00 to $41.00 depending on how much wear the coin has.