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: $13.33 (10/24/2014)
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: 2/10/2014

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1878 CC S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 72.00 80.00 88.00 95.00 105 105 110 125 150 170 225 285 340 425 625 1900 6350 26000 - - -
$ 115 120 140 165 185 250 310 375 485 750 2300 7500 30000 -
1878 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 225 265 325 400 585 1250 2600 8250 - - - -
$ - - - - 250 290 360 440 650 1525 3450 9500 - -
1878 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 310 400 700 1850 3200 9450 32000 - - - -
$ - - - - - 340 450 950 2250 3700 14500 35500 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 22727
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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10/26/2014 AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 827, 836/Lot# 719
11/10/2014 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(2), 1211/Lot# 3823
11/10/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(6), 1211/Lot# 8106
11/10/2014 MS 63  Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(6), 1211/Lot# 8114
11/10/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(6), 1211/Lot# 8104
11/10/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(6), 1211/Lot# 8103


Auction Prices Realized

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7/13/2004 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24073, 24073/Lot# 11435 $1,725.00
9/21/2005 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 5537 $431.25
2/5/2006 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1749 $1,667.50
5/8/2006 NGC MS 63   Deep Prooflike David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 86, 91/Lot# 1092 $1,265.00
9/25/2011 NGC F 15   Teletrade Auction 3143, 3143/Lot# 2242 $100.00
1/1/2013 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 14631 $508.78
6/3/2013 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2111 $374.00
12/29/2013 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/29/2013, 170/Lot# 160581 $345.18


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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