Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 7,954,529
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $14.42 (9/15/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1891 O S$1 MS obverse 1891 O S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Although the 1891-O is not the highest mintage O-mint Morgan dollar, the 7.9 million pieces produced this year seem to have overwhelmed the New Orleans Mint's quality control procedures.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/21/2014

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1891 O S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 34.00 36.00 37.00 38.00 38.00 41.00 42.00 50.00 95.00 165 200 235 360 875 8350 42500 - - - -
$ 42.00 45.00 48.00 55.00 120 200 230 325 465 2850 14500 - - -
1891 O S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 185 360 600 1550 4400 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - 225 400 660 2250 6450 - - - -
1891 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 330 575 1050 3100 7500 41000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 360 675 1350 3750 10000 70000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4598
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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4/28/2004 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1876, 1876/Lot# 1403 $275.00
8/25/2009 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29091, 29091/Lot# 20166 $42.00
1/31/2010 NGC   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 1343 $977.50
2/11/2010 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 453, 459/Lot# 7543 $4,140.00
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 1702 $287.50
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30964 $589.85
10/27/2013 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/27/2013, 98/Lot# 148026 $199.54


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 O S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333338113521225825831752290833155264608992342617448458
33333332999160227258277385650171039645539713714880336020
0000003299916022725827738565017103964553971371488000
00000035511718624225829745377925124614581481852052700
1891 O S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333338113521225825831711381707449960897960117543467264198
333333329991602272582775901327263750296712922419393445140
00000032999160227258277590132726375029671292241939300
0000003551171862422582978641517356855597336104892703200
1891 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333381135212258258317204827546089796011754167474930991511
3333333299916022725827789422833865671292241341827601633760
000000329991602272582778942283386567129224134182760100
000000355117186242258297147125184977733610489150823845500
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3315
Owner: Ramundo
 
Grade: MS 64 DPL
Points: 2754
Owner: Coxe
 
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