Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 731
Catalog: KM-110
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $15.08 (8/20/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1897 S$1 PF obverse 1897 S$1 PF reverse


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Description & Analysis

Proof Morgan dollars are generally available for every date in the series, including 1897 from a mintage of 731 coins. The vast majority of those available coins are in low and middle proof grades not exceeding PR65.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/10/2014

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1897 S$1 PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - 825 875 - - 1400 1575 2150 3300 4350 6900 9700 16000 29000 - -
$ - - - - - 1500 1750 2300 3800 5100 7600 10750 20000 50000
1897 S$1 PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 2600 3700 5050 7750 10750 21000 45000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 3500 4250 6250 9600 13000 29000 -
1897 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10000 20850 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 6400 - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 200
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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9/6/2014 PF 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1209/Lot# 4895


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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6/22/2003 NGC PF 66   Teletrade Auction 1741, 1741/Lot# 1356 $7,260.00
3/24/2005 NGC PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2005 March Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #368, 368/Lot# 6395 $9,200.00
2/1/2009 NGC PF 66   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1237 $5,520.00
7/26/2012 NGC PF 65   Cameo Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 9542 $5,405.00
12/2/2012 PCGS PF 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/02/2012, 51/Lot# 78134 $2,530.00
2/7/2013 NGC PF 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1182/Lot# 4492 $1,600.35
3/21/2013 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1183/Lot# 3907 $5,728.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1897 S$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333335758201110127115051707194525553639378347566089923412500
33333331936569161163134915721786214829163687410752007137103220
0000003193656916116313491572178621482916368741075200713700
00000033847381013121714271639186523513277373544315644818500
1897 S$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333367895412761455158917992300298841984358543673501095016000
333333322877010611335149916591966252933914251471760748550126330
00000032287701061133514991659196625293391425147176074855000
00000034538621168139515441729213327583794430450766712975000
1897 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333766106714171610174419692741352348825061751899971345820000
3333333257866118314811654181922263001397649415880834411150156380
000000325786611831481165418192226300139764941588083441115000
000000351196613001545169918942483326244295001669991701230400
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Grade: PF 68 UC
Points: 9997
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 67 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 9170
Owner: Simpson
 
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