Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 10,701,000
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.76 (11/23/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1890 O S$1 MS obverse 1890 O S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Wayne Miller once wrote concerning the 1890-O, "this date is a close runner-up to 1891-O in the contest for the 'Pancake of the Morgan series' title."

The 1890-O Morgan dollar issue is one that is available at the Gem level, although such pieces are far more (about 7x) elusive than their near-Gem counterparts.

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Price Guide

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1890 O S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 34.00 36.00 37.00 38.00 38.00 40.00 41.00 43.00 47.00 60.00 75.00 90.00 110 290 2400 10000 - - - -
$ 42.00 45.00 46.00 48.00 53.00 67.00 85.00 100.00 200 575 3250 14650 - -
1890 O S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 65.00 85.00 125 200 550 3250 27500 - - - -
$ - - - - - 75.00 95.00 145 250 1100 4700 - - -
1890 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 78.00 115 220 475 1925 10300 52500 - - - -
$ - - - - - 87.00 135 300 750 3000 15750 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 8993
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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11/25/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131447/Lot# 27810
11/25/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131447/Lot# 27315


Auction Prices Realized

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4/25/2005 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Richmond Sale, Internet-Only Auction, 40/Lot# 791 $243.80
11/3/2005 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 November Dallas, TX Signature Auction #388, 388/Lot# 3395 $1,092.50
4/26/2009 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2684, 2684/Lot# 2561 $218.50
5/29/2011 NGC MS 64   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 456 $207.00
12/16/2012 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/16/2012, 53/Lot# 90093 $44.00
2/22/2013 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 3173 $1,645.00
12/22/2013 NGC MS 60   Prooflike GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 158452 $110.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1890 O S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123123139147151155163163167175190237288336395802269951585367558261097984
1231281421481521581631641701802062543043565311434351952285439575867340
0000001631641701802062543043565311434351952285439575800
0000001631661721852212713203756662067433852975510593300
1890 O S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15115916717518319420121222323424425532043762012063126770479848272897611445
1541621701781871962052162272372482773594988151846465277978080850797990
0000002052162272372482773594988151846465277978080850700
00000020821923024125129839855910112486617878918176874100
1890 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base179190198209216227237251262272285298409663110324175222975610248107581161114581
18319320221122023024225526527628933549481015413352673399201041811042126010
0000002422552652762893354948101541335267339920104181104200
00000024625826928129437257895619794287824510084105881132700
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 4669
Owner: JP Hot 50
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3519
Owner: AYWP
 
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