Mint Marks and Value of the 1879 Silver Dollar
The silver dollar available at Chula Vista Coins was one of the silver coins produced in the late 1800's by acclaimed engraver George T. Morgan. The silver dollar of 1879 was produced after the Bland–Allison Act that required the Treasury to buy a specified amount of silver and turn it into coins.
The coin contains 0.77 ounces of silver which is worth approximately $11. The value of the coin, even in poor condition is worth at least $19 which is higher than its equivalent silver melt value. Here is a breakdown of the mint marks and variations, factors that affect its value, and how to accurately value your coin.