1971 Silver Dollar Value

CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1971 D Eisenhower Dollar value at an average of $2, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $65. (see details)..

Here is a 1971-S Uncirculated Silver Eisenhower Dollar. These Silver Ikes were special Mint issues that were released in sealed plastic in blue US Mint envelopes, and so have become popularly known as 'Blue Pack' Ikes, or 'Blue Ikes'. It will include all of the original US Mint packaging. Jan 27, 2021 Silver dollar - 1971 - British Columbia. Commemorates the British Columbia centennial (1871-1971) within the Confederation. Price guide and value - Silver dollar - 1971 - British Columbia Silver dollar - 1971 - British Columbia prices and values. The melt and minimum value of a Silver dollar - 1971 - British Columbia is $12.71 CAD.

Type:Eisenhower Dollar
Mint Mark: D
Face Value: 1.00 USD
Total Produced: 68,587,000 [?]
Silver Content: 0%
Numismatic Value: $2 to $65.00
Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in average condition will be valued at somewhere around $2, while one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $65 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say average, we mean in a similar condition to other coins issued in 1971, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. [?].

Additional Info: Prices above are for the type 1 or variety 1 of the 1971 D Eisenhower dollar. The type 2 or variety 2 are worth about 1/4 the price.

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**When we say that 68,587,000, of these coins were produced or minted in 1971 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.

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The 1971 Eisenhower silver dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.


Type: Eisenhower Dollar
Year: 1971
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 60% copper, 40% silver
Silver Weight: .3161 oz.
Total Weight: 24.59 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $8.61

The US minted the 1971 S Eisenhower silver dollar as an uncirculated coin and also as a proof coin. Most of the coins minted were proof coins. The mint mark can be found above the date.

Note that not every 1971 Eisenhower dollar is a silver coin. The US also minted the 1971 Eisenhower copper-nickel clad coin with no mint mark and also the 1971 D Eisenhower copper-nickel clad coin.

It's relatively easy to tell the difference between the silver clad coins and the copper-nickel clad coins. The silver coins will look shinier, and they will also weigh more. The silver coins weigh 24.59 grams compared to the copper-nickel coins that weigh 22.68 grams.

SeriesLocationQuantity Minted
1971 SSan Francisco6,868,530


This coin, regardless of condition, is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $8.61 as of February 09, 2021. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $27.23 per ounce.

The standard 1971 silver dollar is worth around $13 in MS 63 choice uncirculated condition. In MS 65 gem uncirculated condition the price rises to around $18.

The 1971 proof silver dollar is worth around $14 in PR 65 condition. There were 4,265,234 proof coins minted.

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Grading System

MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.

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MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.

PR 65 proof- There are no flaws to this coin. A few blemishes may be present. Best no deposit sign up bonus.


1971 Silver Dollar Value Chart

See also:

1971 Silver Dollar Value D Mint

1972 Silver Dollar
1973 Silver Dollar
1974 Silver Dollar