The 1983 Olympic silver dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver commemorative coins.

1983 Olympic Silver Dollar

1983 Olympic Silver Dollar Reverse

These coins were minted in order to commemorate the XXIII Olympiad which took place in the summer of 1984 in Los Angeles, California. On the obverse side of the coin the design features an image of a discus thrower. On the reverse side of the coin there is an image of an American bald eagle. The 1984 Olympic silver dollar has a different design.


Type: Commemorative Silver Dollar
Year: 1983
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .77344 oz.
Total Weight: 26.73 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $17.43

The US minted the 1983 P Olympic silver dollar, 1983 D Olympic silver dollar, 1983 S Olympic silver dollar, and the 1983 S proof Olympic silver dollar. The mint mark can be found underneath the date.

Series Location Distribution
1983 P Philadelphia 294,543
1983 D Denver 174,014
1983 S San Francisco 174,014
1983 S Proof San Francisco 1,577,025


This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $17.43 as of December 04, 2021. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $22.54 per ounce.

Any 1983 Olympic silver dollar, regardless of series, is worth around $22 in mint packaging.

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See also:

1988 Olympic Silver Dollar