Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 12,150,000
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.37 (12/19/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1888 O S$1 MS obverse 1888 O S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

There is nothing special about the numerous Brilliant Uncirculated 1888-O Morgan Dollars that abound on today's market. More often than not, these coins are softly impressed, lackluster, and/or heavily abraded. Such characteristics provide limited eye appeal, and it is easy for discerning specialists to lose heart when searching for the 1888-O Silver Dollar for their collections.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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1888 O S$1 MS
1888 O S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 58.00 68.00 85.00 140 215 865 3500 - - - -
$ - - - - - 66.00 77.00 110 190 250 1575 6000 - -
1888 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 67.00 78.00 110 250 585 4700 14500 - - - -
$ - - - - - 75.00 88.00 150 340 700 7200 20000 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 24219
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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12/23/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131451/Lot# 27217
12/23/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131451/Lot# 27617
12/23/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131451/Lot# 27216


Auction Prices Realized

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2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 315 $109.25
5/9/2005 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 St. Louis, MO (CSNS) Bullet Auction #373, 373/Lot# 2069 $322.00
7/21/2008 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2560, 2560/Lot# 1624 $44.00
12/8/2008 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 307, 313/Lot# 1071 $103.50
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2465 $1,762.50
3/23/2014 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131413/Lot# 24814 $80.00
9/7/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 218828 $479.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1888 O S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123123123127131135151163167171175201216237298395132126995466568462188118
123123124128132140155164168172184206223257330704178036215539586268510
000000155164168172184206223257330704178036215539586200
0000001591661701741922112302783631012224045445611604000
1888 O S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base135143151155167175183190201209220230265320477653157332383386353939175283
138146152159170178185194204213223242283372536960212832873437366543720
000000185194204213223242283372536960212832873437366500
0000001881972062162272533024255941266268333373488379100
1888 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15516317117919019820922022723725126229839572512523712651876209234999712664
15816617418319320221322223024225527433050590120724647688581589488108860
0000002132222302422552743305059012072464768858158948800
00000021622523424625828636361510762892558372538696974300
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Grade: MS 66 DPL
Points: 6518
Owner: Coxe
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 3621
Owner: AYWP
 
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