Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 1,352,000
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $15.10 (8/28/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 CC S$1 MS obverse 1892 CC S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1892-CC entered the world of numismatics with a sizeable (by Carson City Mint standards) mintage of 1.3 million coins. Unlike many earlier CC-mint issues in this series, significant quantities of '92-CC dollars were released into circulation at the time of issue. Those that were retained at the Carson City Mint were relocated after the facility was closed. These coins were transported overland to the San Francisco Mint, many examples probably acquiring numerous abrasions in the process. A few bags were also shipped to the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., with the same detrimental effects to the coins' surface preservation. This issue was not well represented in the Treasury releases of 1962-1964, but limited quantities had found their way into dealers' hands in the 1940s and 1950s.

Today, the 1892-CC is among the scarcer CC-mint issues in this series. Marginal Uncirculated examples are plentiful enough, but high quality representatives are seldom offered, even in the largest auctions.

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


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Price Guide

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1892 CC S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 155 170 215 265 500 500 700 760 885 1050 1325 1650 1850 2100 3300 9100 34000 85000 - - -
$ 600 770 840 1050 1400 1600 1875 2200 2900 5250 16700 54000 - -
1892 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 1150 1475 1750 2000 2400 3800 12500 - - - - -
$ - - - - 1450 1700 1975 2350 3100 5500 19000 - - -
1892 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 1675 2000 2400 4600 8650 50000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 1850 2350 2750 5400 14000 72500 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5709
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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9/2/2014 XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131435/Lot# 21256
9/6/2014 XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8216
9/6/2014 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8221
9/6/2014 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8220
9/6/2014 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8219


Auction Prices Realized

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11/2/2003 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1800, 1800/Lot# 1596 $1,320.00
5/27/2009 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2009 May Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1125, 1125/Lot# 1149 $8,625.00
6/1/2011 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1156/Lot# 8931 $417.45
4/1/2012 NGC Details G Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131215/Lot# 26494 $113.85
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 1424 $1,610.00
6/2/2013 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/02/2013, 77/Lot# 119059 $165.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4380 $31,725.00
8/18/2013 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 765, 774/Lot# 86 $2,500.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 CC S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base28839542347756367478388294097710311066120613331609192832205367632495541304619090
32340444150560071081690195299510421112124814251715235839355686740010718150600
0000008169019529951042111212481425171523583935568674001071800
00000084992096410131054115912901517182127894651600584771188200
1892 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333358694110041044110111381278141017072029390268208849129373815667966
3333319770496210171063111311841322150918142653487474961021121343480920
0000007049621017106311131184132215091814265348747496102112134300
0000008229831030108211251231136616081921327758478172115742974900
1892 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333586941100410441101113812781410179926995158884912937182795173292802
33333197704962101710631113118413221539209935186388102111471729430654220
00000070496210171063111311841322153920993518638810211147172943000
00000082298310301082112512311366166923994338761811574164984058100
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 5367
Owner: CT's COINS
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3220
Owner: Lazy B
 
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