# How can you tell if your silver dollar is worth money?

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## How can you tell if your silver dollar is worth money?

Two of the primary ways to determine the value of a silver dollar is its melt value—value determined by the mass of silver contained in the coin itself—and for the rarity of the coin. The melt value of a coin can be determined in an approximate way, based off the value of the precious metal within the silver dollar.

How much is a silver dollar worth 1885?

The 1885 silver dollar with no mint mark is worth around \$30 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around \$33. In uncirculated condition the price is around \$55 for coins with an MS 60 grade.

### What is a 1890 Morgan silver dollar worth?

CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1890 Morgan Silver Dollar value at an average of \$27.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth \$800.

How much is a dollar from 1899 worth today?

\$1 in 1899 is equivalent in purchasing power to about \$33.32 today, an increase of \$32.32 over 122 years. The dollar had an average inflation rate of 2.92% per year between 1899 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 3,232.40%.

#### How much is a 1880 Morgan dollar worth?

The difference between the 1880 normal date vs 1880/79 Morgan dollar varieties is depicted below in the example comparison image: USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1880 Morgan Silver Dollar (Normal Date Variety) is Worth \$27 in Average Condition and can be Worth \$52 to \$472 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition.

Where is the mint mark on a 1880 silver dollar?

The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the wreath. The 1880 silver dollar series has several different variations, and each variation is valued differently.

## What was the inflation rate in the year 1880?

The U.S. CPI was 10.2 in the year 1880 and 273.003 in 2021: \$1,000 in 1880 has the same “purchasing power” or “buying power” as \$26,765 in 2021. To get the total inflation rate for the 141 years between 1880 and 2021, we use the following formula:

What happens to the value of one dollar over time?

When \$1,000 is equivalent to \$26,765 over time, that means that the “real value” of a single U.S. dollar decreases over time. In other words, a dollar will pay for fewer items at the store.