Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 20,290,710
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $16.62 (7/12/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1887 S$1 MS obverse 1887 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1887 records one of the highest mintages in the Morgan dollar series (20.290 million pieces). Mint State coins are abundant, right through the MS66 level. Even prooflike coins are readily available, at least through the MS65 grade level.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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1887 S$1 MS
1887 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 57.00 68.00 75.00 125 175 330 950 5250 - - -
$ - - - - - 65.00 75.00 82.00 140 230 440 1300 6500 -
1887 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 65.00 75.00 105 185 410 935 4250 - - - -
$ - - - - - 72.00 82.00 145 225 550 1750 5500 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 177706
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/2/1999 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1170, 1170/Lot# 1849 $42.51
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 916 $1,035.00
1/29/2007 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 124, 129/Lot# 1157 $287.50
3/8/2012 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1168/Lot# 8398 $184.00
10/28/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131245/Lot# 27032 $152.75
2/22/2013 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7589 $272.60
12/22/2013 NGC MS 62   Prooflike GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 143416 $71.50
7/6/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 205877 $50.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123135139143143143147147151155163194209223272339563113821907638830211240
12713614014314314414714815215717319921323929441375414884006785992810
00000014714815215717319921323929441375414884006785900
00000014714915316018320421825531648894618395822808000
1887 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base135143151155167175183190201209220230255272437541820148340837917859811294
137145152159169177185193203212223238260327471634104123495361814494960
000000185193203212223238260327471634104123495361814400
000000187197206216226246266382506727126232166639837100
1887 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1431511551631751831902012092202302412623545349901707322523018302900714574
14515215716717718519320321222323324829241468612292213322543018537108620
0000001932032122232332482924146861229221332254301853700
0000001972062162262372553234748381468271932256301877200
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 4006
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 66 DPL
Points: 3225
Owner: Brian J1
 
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