Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 17,787,767
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $16.08 (7/26/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1885 S$1 MS obverse 1885 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1885 is a common date and can be easily located in MS60-65 grades and even with Prooflike and Deep Mirror Prooflike fields.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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1885 S$1 MS
1885 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 58.00 68.00 75.00 135 175 335 1000 5250 - - -
$ - - - - - 66.00 75.00 85.00 155 220 550 1900 9500 -
1885 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 65.00 77.00 125 175 380 1000 3250 33130 - - -
$ - - - - - 72.00 85.00 150 250 625 2050 8000 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 72169
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
7/27/2014 MS 68   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 814, 823/Lot# 31
7/29/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131430/Lot# 28535
8/9/2014 MS 67   Deep Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4769


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/23/1996 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 0887, 887/Lot# 1011 $414.20
4/25/2005 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Richmond Sale, Internet-Only Auction, 40/Lot# 768 $55.20
3/15/2007 NGC MS 65   Deep Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2007 ANA Charlotte National Money Show Auction, Presented by Robert Korver #432, 432/Lot# 1279 $747.50
9/19/2010 NGC MS 66   Prooflike Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 3701 $345.00
3/17/2011 NGC MS 64   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2011 March Sacramento Signature ANA US Coin Auction Session(5), 1153/Lot# 8835 $149.50
2/22/2013 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7547 $171.55
3/10/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131312/Lot# 26217 $146.88
1/12/2014 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/12/2014, 180/Lot# 162892 $79.20


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1885 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123131135139143147147151151155163194209223272339577106621616190682010138
12513213614014414714815115215717319921323929441874014313504640079260
00000014815115215717319921323929441874014313504640000
00000014915115316018320421825531649790317964847661000
1885 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base139147155163171179186198205216227237272288463593888167833983817566710481
141149157165173181190200208219230248277346506691115122513537443372710
000000190200208219230248277346506691115122513537443300
000000194202212223233260282404549789141428243677505000
1885 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1431511591671751861942012122232342442923815869901619300982598694942314854
14515316116917818819620421522623726032144972011992082475984048937112330
0000001962042152262372603214497201199208247598404893700
0000001982082192302402763515178551409254565098549918000
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3504
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 3504
Owner: DGW Coins
 
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