Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 20,290,710
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $11.32 (9/1/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1887 S$1 MS obverse 1887 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1887 records one of the highest mintages in the Morgan dollar series (20.290 million pieces). Mint State coins are abundant, right through the MS66 level. Even prooflike coins are readily available, at least through the MS65 grade level.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/12/2015

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1887 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 60.00 70.00 90.00 190 430 1700 30000 - -
$ - - - - - - 65.00 78.00 105 215 600 3850 -
1887 S$1 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 75.00 90.00 135 185 340 1000 5250 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 150 230 440 1300 - -
1887 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 90.00 135 210 440 1150 3700 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 145 250 550 1600 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 183384
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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9/1/2015 MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131535/Lot# 21213


Auction Prices Realized

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7/28/2003 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1758, 1758/Lot# 1436 $88.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1079 $690.00
11/6/2006 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 112, 117/Lot# 1519 $83.95
1/22/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131205/Lot# 27444 $74.00
4/15/2012 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/15/2012, 18/Lot# 46993 $151.46
5/19/2013 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/19/2013, 75/Lot# 115482 $377.66
4/14/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20500 $220.90
6/9/2014 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3485, 6034/Lot# 20522 $64.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123135139143143143147147151155163194209223272339563113821907638830211240
12713614014314314414714815215717319921323929441375414884006785992810
00000014714815215717319921323929441375414884006785900
00000014714915316018320421825531648894618395822808000
1887 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base135143151155167175183190201209220230255272437541820148340837917859811294
137145152159169177185193203212223238260327471634104123495361814494960
000000185193203212223238260327471634104123495361814400
000000187197206216226246266382506727126232166639837100
1887 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1431511551631751831902012092202302412623545349901707322523018302900714574
14515215716717718519320321222323324829241468612292213322543018537108620
0000001932032122232332482924146861229221332254301853700
0000001972062162262372553234748381468271932256301877200
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 4006
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 4006
Owner: Midas Q. Morgan
 
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