Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 12,291,039
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $15.06 (8/21/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1883 S$1 MS obverse 1883 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Among 1880s Morgan dollars, the 1883 Philadelphia issue, with a mintage approaching 13 million pieces, is among the most available. David Bowers writes in A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars: 'Produced in quantity, such pieces were often struck in haste, and some care needs to be exercised to find attractive pieces.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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1883 S$1 MS
1883 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 50.00 59.00 70.00 90.00 135 215 625 2600 - - - -
$ - - - - 56.00 66.00 79.00 100.00 160 275 800 3850 - -
1883 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 65.00 78.00 105 260 625 1750 16000 - - - -
$ - - - - - 75.00 85.00 135 315 885 2500 20700 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 21674
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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8/26/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131434/Lot# 27813
9/6/2014 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1209/Lot# 4706
9/6/2014 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8031
9/6/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8035
9/10/2014 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 3 - 5 & 9 - 10 World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 3035/Lot# 35223


Auction Prices Realized

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4/2/2002 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22042, 22042/Lot# 13722 $224.25
1/9/2005 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1985, 1985/Lot# 1489 $495.00
9/10/2006 NGC MS 62   Deep Prooflike Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 248 $97.75
11/10/2008 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 299, 305/Lot# 1001 $62.10
1/7/2009 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 9355 $184.00
1/1/2013 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 12516 $1,645.00
3/31/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/31/2013, 68/Lot# 108261 $70.40
4/7/2013 NGC MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 746, 755/Lot# 10372 $2,252.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1883 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231311351391391431471471511551632012162303013757051219272763821012023917
125132136139140144147148152157175206220253325485876172139457628147190
00000014714815215717520622025332548587617213945762800
000000147149153160188211225277350595104722245163887400
1883 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1351431471511511591631631671712012342752984536331138263161429323993821417
1371441481511531601631641681812122472823495138011635380172029528137640
000000163164168181212247282349513801163538017202952800
000000163165169191223261290401573969213349718262973300
1883 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base155163167175175179183183186194201244278354705117322335933738183091462727415
157164169175176180183184188196215255303471861152634666415769010415188890
00000018318418819621525530347186115263466641576901041500
000000183185191198229266328588101718794699689879991252100
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3945
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 2885
Owner: GSA_Gem_Quest
 
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