Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,694,206
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $15.24 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1891 S$1 MS obverse 1891 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While common in lower Mint State grades, the 1891 Morgan dollar becomes scarce at the near-Gem level, and fully prooflike specimens are rare.

Of this issue, Dave Bowers noted: "Deeply lustrous, sharply struck pieces require cherrypicking to find."

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Price Guide

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1891 S$1 MS
1891 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 135 240 365 1250 2900 16000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 150 265 470 2000 6450 - - - -
1891 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 375 435 650 2250 7200 24500 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 425 475 1100 2650 9000 - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 6549
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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4/22/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131416/Lot# 20226
4/22/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131416/Lot# 20655
4/22/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131416/Lot# 20654
4/22/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131416/Lot# 20225
4/27/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1204/Lot# 4862


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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10/19/1998 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1097, 1097/Lot# 1812 $327.00
5/25/2002 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22125, 22125/Lot# 19423 $54.05
6/5/2006 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 90, 95/Lot# 988 $494.50
2/7/2007 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2324, 2324/Lot# 1691 $504.00
4/16/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #1104, 1104/Lot# 2816 $4,600.00
3/31/2011 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 3641 $6,900.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 1417 $891.25
11/25/2012 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/25/2012, 50/Lot# 82697 $76.21


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231311591591631631631671671791832122583636201619438766089997104972479646270
1251401591601631631641671711801922272934489532541512777371016315263319540
000000164167171180192227293448953254151277737101631526300
0000001651671751812022423285341286346458678867103302002900
1891 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base288301314330342357372389404420437456705102817622738562159497442110473150258611
29230531933434736237739440942544353981212722087369957306446864317865405380
0000003773944094254435398121272208736995730644686431786500
0000003833994144314496229201517241246605839694498452468300
1891 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6426676907157417687948228518819119411030112312231330144315641691182720602926
6506746987237507768038318618919219701061115612581367148316061736190423480
0000008038318618919219701061115612581367148316061736190400
00000081284187190193110001092118912941405152316481781198200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 8944
Owner: bradman
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 6608
Owner: MLMM Collection
 
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