Susan B Anthony dollars explained

The value of some coins bearing Susan B. Anthony has increased.

The US mint produced more than 888 million circulated coins with the image of the women's rights activist.

Mrs. Anthony appeared on dollar coins for just four years in total. 1979, 1980, 1981, and 1999 are among them.

The obverse of this coin, created by engraver Frank Gasparro, shows Mrs. Anthony looking to the right and the year at the bottom.

The denomination "One Dollar" is displayed beneath an image of an eagle on the reverse.

According to U.S. Coins Guide, the 1980-S proof has "blotchy remnants of another 'S' to the lower left of the primary 'S' mintmark."

On 1979-P Anthony dollar coins, the wide rim, or near date, is the predominant design element.

According to Coins Guide, a circulated wide rim 1979-P dollar is worth $5 to $8 while an uncirculated coin could be worth $25 or more.

It continued, "These coins don't appear on the market often, but when they do, they can fetch prices ranging from $100 to $500, depending on their condition.

A coin from Anthony dating to 1891 that was proof type II recently sold on eBay for $394.99.