Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 1,136,000
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.78 (9/21/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1884 CC S$1 MS obverse 1884 CC S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Of all the Carson City Morgan dollars that were stored for close to a century between the Nevada Mint and the Treasury, the 1883-CC and 1884-CC issues were by far the most plentiful and remain common today in grades up to MS65. Anything nicer than that is a rarity, and is elusive.

Dave Bowers wrote in his Encyclopedia: "The 1884-CC is very common in Mint State. In fact, it is the most common of all Carson City dollars in this regard. Probably a million or more exist. Most are in the range of MS-60 through MS-63, however, many MS64s remain, and MS65 coins are not rare."

Prior to the 1930s, this date was considered a prime rarity, since knowledge of those coins stored in Treasury vaults was generally unavailable to the numismatic community. Of course the relatively low mintage of just over 1 million coins tended to corroborate the perceived rarity. Bowers further explained that "962,638 [pieces], amounting to 84.7% of the original mintage, were still in the hands of the Treasury Department after March 1964, when a halt was called to the great Treasury release that began in October 1962."

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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1884 CC S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 72.00 85.00 95.00 100.00 115 115 135 145 150 165 190 195 220 245 275 550 975 4500 41000 - -
$ 128 148 160 168 180 210 220 240 275 325 700 1900 8800 70000
1884 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 210 225 240 295 380 650 1500 6750 - - -
$ - - - - - 230 240 265 330 500 825 2650 10000 -
1884 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 240 250 300 420 650 1465 3250 27000 - - -
$ - - - - - 260 275 350 515 875 2200 6250 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 54685
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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12/19/2006 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #26124, 26124/Lot# 13514 $333.50
4/2/2007 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Spring Collectors Choice Sale', 137/Lot# 607 $230.00
1/6/2008 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2472, 2472/Lot# 1815 $179.20
2/10/2008 NGC MS 65   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 459 $348.00
10/13/2011 PCGS MS 66   Deep Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(2), 1160/Lot# 4168 $3,737.50
1/13/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131304/Lot# 20773 $188.00
8/4/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131333/Lot# 28359 $211.50
1/12/2014 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/12/2014, 180/Lot# 163449 $200.20
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6458 $182.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1884 CC S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2652783233543754064374564875025326156296557297981103161935868900964219537
2692933333613854164434664925125596196376797528991275227453579147129400
000000443466492512559619637679752899127522745357914700
0000004494764975225876246467047751001144729307128939400
1884 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base28830435138440443747148452253957064266769282094912882464419992111344624797
293319362390415448475496527549594650675734863106216803042586910622172290
00000047549652754959465067573486310621680304258691062200
00000047950953355961865868377790611752072362075401203400
1884 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333851432236807057641028128820173057763892361048436720
333333330104169375688724852111415312363458481709652192290
00000033010416937568872485211141531236345848170965200
000000357123196527696744940120117742710611187031006800
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Grade: MS 66 DPL
Points: 6968
Owner: nfcarsoncity
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 6238
Owner: CT's COINS
 
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