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: $13.28 (10/2/2014)
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

Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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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: 6816
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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10/13/2014 XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8490
10/13/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8492
10/13/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8491


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
2/4/1998 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1021, 1021/Lot# 1782 $436.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1103 $488.75
11/7/2005 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 November Dallas, Texas Online Session #389, 389/Lot# 8633 $431.25
5/15/2006 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 87: Lake Champlain & Colony Collections, 92/Lot# 1251 $161.00
11/4/2007 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2444, 2444/Lot# 2064 $29.00
11/29/2009 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29122, 29122/Lot# 22551 $575.00
11/9/2010 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Online Session, 69/Lot# 10866 $40.25
7/22/2012 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/22/2012, 32/Lot# 64501 $67.10


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231311591591631631631671671791902302883956421658449966099997104972479646270
1261401591601631631641671711832032493244779812605520277381016415263319540
000000164167171183203249324477981260552027738101641526300
0000001661671751862172693595601319355259068868103302003000
1891 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base288301314330342357372389404420442463705102819282960624866167445110473150258611
29230531933434736237839440942744954481313282272405663716892864617865405380
0000003783944094274495448131328227240566371689286461786500
0000003833994154354566249201628261651526493716998462468400
1891 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6426676907157417687948228518819119411030112312231330144315641691182720602926
6506746987237507768038318618919219701061115612581367148316061736190423480
0000008038318618919219701061115612581367148316061736190400
00000081284187190193110001092118912941405152316481781198200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 8944
Owner: bradman
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 4499
Owner: paulferragamo
 
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