Miscellaneous

What does VAM mean on a silver dollar?

What does VAM mean on a silver dollar?

Van Allen-Mallis
George Mallis. Their work was done on Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars. VAM is an acronym for “Van Allen-Mallis”. The goal of this is to number and catalog every known die variety by date and mint mark. This definition means every Morgan and Peace Dollar is already or should be a VAM.

How much is a 1899 silver dollar worth in good condition?

The 1899 silver dollar with no mint mark is worth around $175 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $185. In uncirculated condition the price is around $275 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $700.

What is the market value of a Morgan silver dollar?

Depending on the condition and scarcity of the coin in question, you can pay anywhere from as little as $10 to as much as $100 and more for a Morgan Silver Dollar. As expected, those coins that have been well-preserved over the years are the ones that will sell for the highest prices.

How can you tell if a Morgan silver dollar is Vam?

Identifying a VAM Silver Dollar The details on the wings and tail feather of the eagle on the reverse are over-polished, as well as the hair, nostril, and eye detail on the face. There are also numerous doubled letters on the coin, including the entirety of the world “liberty,” and the stars are doubled as well.

Are VAM Morgan Dollars worth more?

The most valuable VAM silver dollars are highly coveted by silver dollar collectors. 1878 Morgan dollar VAM-14.11 Wild Eye Spikes — $2,500 to $12,000+ 1878-S Morgan dollar VAM-27 Long Arrow Shaft — $2,000 to $3,000+ 1888-O Morgan dollar VAM-4 Hot Lips dollar — $150 to $10,000+

How much is a dime from 1899 worth?

Pricing the 1899 Barber Dime

DATE GOOD UNCIRCULATED
1899 Barber Dime $4 $75
1899 Barber Dime (O) $10 $225
1899 Barber Dime (S) $8.50 $110
Source: Red Book

What’s an 1891 silver dollar worth?

The 1891 silver dollar with no mint mark is worth around $30 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $33. In uncirculated condition the price is around $80 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $2,250.