This price guide gives you an estimate of how much money your Susan B. Anthony dollars are worth. Also known as "SBA Dollars," they were minted from 1979 to 1981 and again in 1999. The table below provides average coin prices and values based upon the condition of the coin.
Susan B. Anthony dollars are not widely collected but they are starting to gain in popularity. Given their short run and very few varieties, this collection can easily be completed with a little help from your favorite coin dealer.
Given the relatively low price and value of these coins, there is also a ready market for them when it comes time to sell your coins. If you want the most money when you sell your Susan B. Anthony dollar coins, then you need to sort them and organize them so a coin dealer can quickly see what you have.
Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties
The following Susan B. Anthony Dollars, in any condition, are worth considerably more than common SBA dollars. You can recognize these coins using The Guide to SBA Dollar Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties.
- 1979-S Proof Type 2 (clear "S" mintmark)
- 1981-S Proof Type 2 (flat "S" mintmark)
Condition or Grade
If your coin is worn and looks similar to the one illustrated in the link below, it is considered a circulated coin.
- Photo of a Circulated Susan B. Anthony Dollar
If your coin looks similar to the one illustrated in the link below and has no evidence of wear due to being in circulation, it is considered an uncirculated coin.
- Photo of an Uncirculated Susan B. Anthony Dollar
Susan B. Anthony dollars were produced at three different mints: Philadelphia (P), Denver (D) and San Francisco (S). As illustrated in the photo in the link below, the mint mark is located on the obverse of the coin, in the lower left-hand area, just above the shoulder of Susan B Anthony.
- Photo of the Susan B. Anthony Mint Mark Location
Susan B. Anthony Dollars Average Prices and Values
The following table lists the buy price (what you can expect to pay to a dealer to purchase the coin) and sell value (what you can expect a dealer to pay you if you sell the coin). The first column lists the date, mint mark (see the photo above) and other identifying information, followed by the buy price and the sell value for an average circulated Susan B. Anthony dollars. The next two columns list the buy price and the sell value for an average uncirculated coin. These are approximate retail prices and wholesale values. The actual offer you receive from a particular coin dealer will vary depending on the actual grade of the coin and a number of other factors that determine its worth. Since most collectors also collect the proof version of these coins, I have included prices and values for them as well.
|Date & Mint||Circulated||Uncirculated|
|1979-P Wide Rim||F.V.||F.V.||$18.00||$13.00|
|1979-S Type 1 Proof||-||-||$8.00||$6.30|
|1979-S Type 2 Proof *||-||-||$69.00||$52.00|
|1981-S Type 1 Proof||-||-||$7.50||$5.50|
|1981-S Type 2 Proof *||-||-||$100.00||$80.00|
Total Coins: 11
With Proof and
Total Coins: 18
Total Coins: 4
F.V. = Face Value
"-" (dash) = Not Applicable or not enough data exists to calculate an average price
* = See the section above "Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties" for more information on these coins.