Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 17,787,767
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.42 (5/22/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1885 S$1 MS obverse 1885 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1885 is a common date and can be easily located in MS60-65 grades and even with Prooflike and Deep Mirror Prooflike fields.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/12/2015

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1885 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 30.00 31.00 32.00 33.00 35.00 36.00 37.00 40.00 53.00 58.00 70.00 90.00 190 400 2350 22500 - -
$ - - - - - - 65.00 78.00 105 275 650 5000 -
1885 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 75.00 90.00 140 185 360 1150 5350 - - -
$ - - - - - - 100.00 155 245 550 1950 - -
1885 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 90.00 125 175 380 1000 3700 24000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 150 250 625 2050 7000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 73839
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
7/25/2005 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2070, 2070/Lot# 2069 $20.00
7/29/2008 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #28081, 28081/Lot# 21396 $31.00
9/16/2012 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/16/2012, 40/Lot# 73938 $63.94
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 64   Prooflike Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30891 $141.00
1/5/2014 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131402/Lot# 23395 $329.00
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1330 $2,173.75
9/21/2014 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131439/Lot# 29919 $305.50
12/28/2014 NGC MS 66   Prooflike David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 836, 845/Lot# 521 $575.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1885 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123131135139143147147151151155163194209223272339577106621616190682010138
12513213614014414714815115215717319921323929441874014313504640079260
00000014815115215717319921323929441874014313504640000
00000014915115316018320421825531649790317964847661000
1885 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base139147155163171179186198205216227237272288463593888167833983817566710481
141149157165173181190200208219230248277346506691115122513537443372710
000000190200208219230248277346506691115122513537443300
000000194202212223233260282404549789141428243677505000
1885 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1431511591671751861942012122232342442923815869901619300982598694942314854
14515316116917818819620421522623726032144972011992082475984048937112330
0000001962042152262372603214497201199208247598404893700
0000001982082192302402763515178551409254565098549918000
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Grade: MS 66 DPL
Points: 4759
Owner: Midas Q. Morgan
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 3504
Owner: AYWP
 
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