Notes: The (s) San Francisco minted 1926 peace dollar make up about 70% of all Peace dollars minted that year. Despite the fact that they are the most circulated it still sells for 3-5 thousand dollars in great condition. You of course need a buyer, but that is another story altogether. These coins are 90% silver.
How much is a 1926 S Peace Dollar worth?
This section is more of a layman's guide, for those new to collecting.
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $26.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $925 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 1926, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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Overall Specs & Design
This coin has a total mass of 26.73 g, a diameter of 1.5 in, and a thickness of 2.4 mm. It's edge is Reeded, and the coins are composed of 90.0% Silver & 10.0% Copper.
Designer: Anthony de Francisci
Front (Obverse): Profile view of Goddess of Liberty glancing to the left. The image is based on a photo of the designer Anthony de Francisci's wife, Teresa de Francisci. The words Liberty, In God We TRVST, and a date are inscribed as well. Noting that the words TRVST are not misspelled or an error.
Back (Reverse): The reverse contains an image of a bald eagle perched on an olive branch. The words United States of America and E Pluribus Unum are inscribed.
Are 1926 S Peace Dollars Silver?
Yes! Peace Dollar's produced in 1926 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain .7735 troy oz or 24.05 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?.
Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:
This coin in poor condition is still worth $7.65 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $18.35, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.
Current silver melt value* for a 1922 D Peace Dollar is $18.35 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $23.72 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.
***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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