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US Silver Dollar Basic Categories

  Peace Type Silver Dollars were produced from 1921 until 1935 at 3 US Mints: Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco.  Some years had no silver dollars made: 1929-1933.  1921 dated Peace Dollars are scarce.  Dates most often seen are 1922 through 1926.   Morgan Silver Dollars were produced from 1878 until 1904, and then a hiatus with no dollar coins minted from 1905-1920, resuming again only for the year 1921.  The 1921's as a year are priced separately and priced less than the 1904 & before dated coins.  Morgan Dollars were struck at 5 different US Mints: Philadelphia, San Francisco, New Orleans, Carson City Nevada and Denver (only 1921 made in Denver). General Grading Categories of Common Date Silver Dollars    Cull Grade coins: these have a readable 4 digit date and no holes, but can have cleaning or polishing, scratches, gouges, rim dings, bending, etc.      Average Circulated coins:  These have what's called "good honest wear", meani