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What is the value of an MS 66 silver dollar?


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MS 66 means the coin is in Mint State, or "uncirculated," condition, slightly better than what used to be referred to as "brilliant uncirculated." This is one factor in determining the value of the coin. There are other important bits of information, though, that are needed before the value can be estimated. The year and mint mark of the coin is of utmost importance. Besides condition, the biggest influence in the value of a coin is its rarity, which isn't always related to its age, but it is related to mintage figures for that year for that specific mint. One year may have had a high mintage and survival rate, while the following year may have had a very low mintage; that usually means the later year will be significantly more valuable, even though the previous year is technically "older." Common dates are worth about $200