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: $12.88 (3/1/2015)
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: 2/12/2015

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1888 O S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 30.00 31.00 32.00 33.00 33.00 40.00 41.00 42.00 43.00 50.00 53.00 60.00 78.00 125 600 2150 13750 - - -
$ 37.00 - - - - - - 67.00 88.00 180 850 4600 - -
1888 O S$1 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 65.00 75.00 90.00 175 300 950 5350 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 200 365 1575 11400 - -
1888 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 75.00 90.00 175 325 690 4600 15000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 385 950 7200 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 24416
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
6/21/1999 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1177, 1177/Lot# 1839 $35.97
2/24/2003 NGC MS 65   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 937 $265.00
5/23/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #40, 44/Lot# 549 $46.00
6/8/2005 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2050, 2050/Lot# 1823 $418.00
2/22/2013 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 3154 $1,880.00
12/1/2013 PCGS Genuine F   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/01/2013, 103/Lot# 146455 $55.00
3/30/2014 PCGS F 15   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131414/Lot# 26185 $84.00


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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