How to Artificially Tone Silver Dollars?

Answer While newer collectors prefer their silver coins in mint condition, many others prefer the character and natural beauty of a toned coin. In fact, toned coins are often considered more valuable than... Read More »

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What is worth more: 1898 silver dollars or 1897 silver dollars?

This is a brain teaser disguised as a question about numismatics, or the study of coins. The reader may assume that the question refers to two silver dollars--one minted in the year 1897 and the ot... Read More »

How many silver half dollars make 1 ounce of silver?

It takes approximately three 90-percent silver half dollars to make 1 ounce of silver. Half dollars dated 1964 and before each contain 0.36 ounces of silver. Three of them equal 1.08 ounces of silv... Read More »

Where can I sell silver dollars?

Silver dollars are almost exclusively composite alloys that are not pure silver. Common silver dollars in the United States include the Morgan Dollar, minted from 1878 to 1909 and again in 1921; th... Read More »

Different Types of Silver Dollars?

Silver dollars have been minted by the United States since 1794. Early Flowing Hair and Draped Bust coins are rarer due to production issues, while more common Morgan silver dollars are popular amo... Read More »