Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 811
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: $12.73 (4/27/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1889 S$1 PF obverse 1889 S$1 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

All of the proof Morgan silver dollars from the 1880s were produced in limited mintages ranging from a low of 710 coins in 1887 to a high of 1,355 coins in 1880. The 1889 date is at the lower end of this mintage range with just 811 proofs minted.

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Last Updated: 12/22/2014

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1889 S$1 PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 1675 2100 3200 4550 7200 9700 17000 45000 - -
$ - - - - - 1800 2250 3500 5500 7900 11500 20000 -
1889 S$1 PF Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 1850 2550 3750 5600 8250 14750 21500 74750 - -
$ - - - - - 2150 3400 4200 6475 12500 18000 26000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 188
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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5/27/2007 NGC PF 64   Cameo Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1376 $4,140.00
9/19/2010 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1789 $4,370.00
4/27/2011 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(4), 1154/Lot# 5926 $5,290.00
3/7/2012 PCGS PF 61   Teletrade Auction 3238, 3238/Lot# 1655 $1,610.00
7/28/2013 PCGS PF 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 762, 771/Lot# 724 $3,700.00
6/4/2014 NGC PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1206/Lot# 4720 $11,750.00
4/2/2015 PCGS PF 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3528, 6097/Lot# 20400 $3,172.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 S$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15161561160716541702175118011853190519582012206821792525310336574485509364009234999712664
15311576162316701718176818181870192319762031210522942718328839334688552973459488108860
0000001818187019231976203121052294271832883933468855297345948800
0000001836188819401994204921422410291034724209489059648289974300
1889 S$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base160116481695174417941845189719502004206021162174229026483247381946745300664495541033613069
16171664171117611811186219151968202320792135221324092848343841044883574876149815112470
0000001915196820232079213522132409284834384104488357487614981500
00000019321986204120972155225125293047362843895091619685841007500
1889 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1730178018311883193619892045210021582217227623372459283734664066496056147015100391084913679
174717971848190119542008206321192178223722962378258530473666436451786081802310309117920
00000020632119217822372296237825853047366643645178608180231030900
00000020822139219722562317241827113256386646625396654890311057900
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Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 9554
Owner: BChap
 
Grade: PF 67 CA
Points: 6644
Owner: Benchmark Ventures LP
 
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