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: $13.02 (5/26/2015)
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.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/6/2015

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1890 O S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 34.00 36.00 37.00 38.00 40.00 41.00 43.00 50.00 90.00 105 135 300 2300 10500 - - - -
$ - - - - 55.00 - - 175 485 3250 15000 - -
1890 O S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 105 165 280 540 3700 19850 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 350 1150 4700 - - -
1890 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 150 300 650 2100 10600 52500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 3600 15750 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9110
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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5/26/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131521/Lot# 27197
5/26/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131521/Lot# 27483


Auction Prices Realized

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3/23/2008 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2506, 2506/Lot# 1868 $336.00
2/17/2009 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Rocket Sale - Internet Auction # 338, 344/Lot# 10274 $1,322.50
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 1693 $2,127.50
7/24/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131131/Lot# 24295 $218.50
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1181/Lot# 6194 $2,232.50
3/9/2014 PCGS MS 65   Deep Prooflike GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/09/2014, 167/Lot# 175756 $7,482.42
7/18/2014 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers IAuction 3491, 6042/Lot# 21299 $64.63


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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