- Year: 1973
- Mint Mark: S
- Type: Eisenhower Dollar
- Price: $5.00-$40.00
- Face Value: 1.00 USD
- Produced: 5,000,000 **
- Edge: Reeded
- Silver Content: 40%
- Silver Weight: .3162 oz.
- Melt Value: $6.98
Notes: A rough total of 5 million 1973 Eisenhower Dollars were minted at the San Francisco. The content and value of these coins vary. There are silver and non silver proofs, as well as non proof silvers issued. The silver ones are worth between $10 and $40 usually, while the non silver proofs are worth much less. Not all of these contain the 40% silver.
What's a 1973 S Eisenhower Dollar Proof worth?
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $5.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $40 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1973, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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Are 1973 S Eisenhower Dollar Proofs Silver?
Yes! Eisenhower Dollar's produced in 1973 are 40% silver to be precise, and contain .3162 troy oz or 9.834 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.
Coinage issued in 1973 will only contain silver if minted as a silver proof. Is your coin a silver proof or just a proof? Do they weigh more than other identical coins from the same year? If so they are likely 90% silver. 90% silver coins are much denser than the modern 90% copper 10% nickel blend the mint uses today.
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Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:
This coin in poor condition is worth $1.98 less than the intrinsic value from silver content of $6.98, this coin is thus more valuable to a silver bug than to a coin collector. You will most likely find however that it is hard to get a coin for less than spot price. At least that has been our experience. Want more info? Then read Coin Collecting Investment an article that details the benifits of coin collecting as a way to build wealth..
Current silver melt value* for a 1972 D Eisenhower Dollar is $6.98 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $22.09 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.
**When we say that 92548, of these coins were produced or minted in 1973 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.
***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.
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