Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 2,212,000
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: $13.36 (2/1/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1878 CC S$1 MS obverse 1878 CC S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1878-CC is the first Morgan Dollar produced at the Carson City Mint. Although more examples were produced (2.2 million coins), the '78-CC is more difficult to locate as a Gem than the 1882-CC, 1883-CC, and 1884-CC.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/23/2015

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1878 CC S$1 MS
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Base $ 75.00 85.00 95.00 105 120 120 165 180 200 215 280 360 450 500 625 2000 6600 37500 - - -
$ - - - - 225 - - - 575 850 2400 19000 - -
1878 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 260 300 375 485 600 1350 3000 9250 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 700 1700 3650 - - -
1878 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 350 475 800 2000 3200 9750 34500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 975 2450 3700 14500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23011
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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2/1/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1217/Lot# 3993
2/1/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1217/Lot# 7540
2/1/2015 AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1217/Lot# 7538
2/3/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131505/Lot# 21519
2/3/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131505/Lot# 21891


Auction Prices Realized

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1/18/2010 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 446, 452/Lot# 385 $3,106.15
12/2/2010 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 8170 $212.75
2/3/2011 PCGS MS 65   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(2), 1152/Lot# 3872 $2,185.00
9/25/2011 NGC F 15   Teletrade Auction 3143, 3143/Lot# 2242 $100.00
9/2/2012 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 962 $391.00
6/3/2013 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2111 $374.00
3/2/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/02/2014, 182/Lot# 147602 $693.00
8/8/2014 NGC MS 64   Deep Prooflike Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 4174 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 CC S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base272278308333345381389395437471517655741874990127123423628750279071768132576
2742883163373573833914094484865636837859121083162827704919763711165226460
000000391409448486563683785912108316282770491976371116500
000000393423459501609712829951117719853199621077721442300
1878 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2953013333603724094204264715226487298479901226159427944565541783152170940089
29731134236438441242244148856467576889410681348199433844849638312779278350
0000004224414885646757688941068134819943384484963831277900
0000004244565056067028079421147147123943974513373491724400
1878 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333331111790764900116622402847488882008811122283051056631
333333339133179080998815242442352759928403995018322392170
00000033913317908099881524244235275992840399501832200
0000003751561790854107718822644420770968607110892441600
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Grade: MS 66 PL
Points: 7214
Owner: CT's COINS
 
Grade: MS 66 PL
Points: 7214
Owner: nfcarsoncity
 
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