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Thaler? – Daler? – What about “Dollar?”

In another twist to this remarkable story, the first “1804” silver one dollar coin was actually minted in 1834. This came about because the US Department of State wanted to organise a “gift” for Asian leaders when it was organising a trade mission.

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The 1921 Silver Dollar and World War I

Back in 1921, the world was a different place. America only ended World War I with Germany, that year, by signing the Treaty of Berlin – until then it was still, officially, at war.

The cost of that war was astronomical – and this affected the American economy – not even the 1921 silver dollars escaped these effects.

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Coin values – why they matter

Foreign coin values and rare coin values are best left to experts in their particular fields. It is very difficult for amateurs or people with no experience of dealing with such scarce pieces to determine the value of coins or give accurate coin valuation

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