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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, and 1921 dated Peace Dollars are considered scarce.  Dates most often seen are 1922 through 1926.   Morgan Silver Dollars were produced from 1878 until 1904, and then a hiatus with no dollars 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 Pre-1921 dated coins.  Morgans 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 clear 4 digit date and no holes, but can have cleaning or polishing, scratches, gouges, rim dings, etc.      Average Circulated coins:  These have what's called "good honest wear", meaning they are not cleaned or dam