Stores do not make prices an even dollar because they would like to appeal more to the customers with a cheaper price, even if it is only one cent less. They price at the 99 cents level because they really think the American public will think they have a special low price. Believe it or not a lot of people fall for this nonsense. IIRC John Wanamaker, a Philadelphia department store owner in the 1800s, started this. Back then they didn't have sales tax, so an item priced at $5 cost the customer $5, and the registers depended a great deal on the honesty of the clerks. Wanamaker found that sometimes his staff, when faced with the task of ringing up a $5 sale, would wrap the purchase, take the money, claim he'd ring it up later but put the money in his pocket instead. When Wanamaker priced items at $4.95, the clerk had to open the register to get the customer his nickel.
Rather than wandering around the city, try visiting a website such as www.numismedia.com/fmv/prices
I assume you mean you have a 1934 $1 bill with Washington's picture, rather than a silver dollar (it had Miss Liberty) or a quarter (Washington, but the wrong denomination). If that's the case, as of 01/2009 auction prices are in the $10.-$15. range.
He believed that by helping businesses , he was also helping individuals. [apex]
A bank that deals with businesses rather than individuals.
Prices range from $8 in Very Fine to $20 in Almost Uncirculated condition. These are normally known as Washington-Carver halves rather than Carver-Washington.
That's not really a $1 coin, but rather a 1 ounce silver bullion round. At current silver prices (as of 28 September 2012), it's worth $34.50.
rather alot around billion a gram in Zimbabwe
Service businesses such as plumbers, maids, limo drivers are paid for providing a service rather than being paid for manufacturing something or for selling items that are concrete and tangible.
Let's change the mg to dollar. Would you rather have .025 of a dollar or .75 of a dollar. I'd take 75 cents any day.
Check the date or rather series again. US dollar bills were not made in 2010.
Check the date or rather series again. US dollar bills were not made in 1920.
Check the date or rather series again. US dollar bills were not made in 1960.
Please check the back of the coin. It's a half dollar rather than a silver dollar. There's more information at the Related Question.
Stock prices rise when most people want to buy stocks rather than selling it. In reverse, when people are more interested in selling products rather than buying it, the stock price moves down.
Which would you rather have 1/4 of a dollar (25 cents) or 1/3 of a dollar (33.3 cents).
He believed that by helping business, he was also helping individuals.
It's called a Susan B. Anthony dollar rather than a Liberty dollar. If you found it in change it has no extra value, so feel free to spend it.
My question is or was the john Adams dollar available for purchase .i don't have the answer. I rather expected you to answer the question as i am the one interested in making the purchase of the john Adams presidential dollar or several of them.
Entrepreneurs are those people who see opportunity and act on it where others may not. In the goldrushes, certain individuals would set up businesses where they could see a market. Because they tended to have a monopoly on the market, they were able to hike up prices as much as possible. People would rather pay excessive prices than leave their gold claims to stock up on supplies in the city, where prices were cheaper. This was one way in which entrepreneurs could benefit.
Morgan dollars were minted from 1878 to 1904 and in 1921. Please check the back of your coin. You have a Peace dollar rather than a Morgan.
Any you like. Choose something that you are interested in rather than just aiming for profits!
It's called a silver certificate rather than a paper silver dollar. Please see the Related Question.
The last Morgan Dollars were minted in 1921, the only dollar coin minted in the US in 1980 is the Susan B. Anthony dollar which is about the size of a quarter, not the larger size of a Morgan Dollar coin. They are rather common and only worth one dollar.