Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 8,230,373
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.85 (4/1/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1890 S S$1 MS obverse 1890 S S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1890-S dollar is available through the near-Gem level, and even Gem examples can be located without too much trouble. Like so many others, the 1890-S issue is very well made and handsome. MS66 examples pose a challenge, however, and MS67 coins are rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/6/2015

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1890 S S$1 MS
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Base $ 29.00 34.00 36.00 37.00 38.00 38.00 40.00 43.00 48.00 57.00 65.00 80.00 95.00 130 320 1200 4150 11750 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 165 430 1850 5500 21750 -
1890 S S$1 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 90.00 120 160 240 675 2000 9000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 325 1000 2750 - - -
1890 S S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 110 180 300 785 3900 9400 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 375 1050 5500 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9146
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
9/15/2003 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 782 $40.25
4/25/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Richmond Sale, Internet-Only Auction, 40/Lot# 793 $80.50
9/21/2011 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3142, 3142/Lot# 1637 $241.50
4/28/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20431 $47.00
6/22/2014 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131426/Lot# 20591 $229.13
8/17/2014 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131434/Lot# 27275 $92.00
8/31/2014 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 208986 $90.00
1/11/2015 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131503/Lot# 26216 $84.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1890 S S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313115915916316316316716717920123025529538484419033225491458361352325121
12514015916016316316416717118621023826832453711972343378852218398173890
0000001641671711862102382683245371197234337885221839800
00000016516717519322024628135469015502784435155281096000
1890 S S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base135143175175179179179183183194220285339389563110322615055535956751467427200
13715317517617917918018318620224130335544774314893192515654648674188490
0000001801831862022413033554477431489319251565464867400
00000018118319021126332137250592318754123525755691167400
1890 S S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1551631981982012012012052052202483203725601239259747635054541783152457745597
1571741981992012012022052102292723374347861691331948605175638313735315830
000000202205210229272337434786169133194860517563831373500
0000002032052152382963544971012214440414957529673491915600
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Grade: MS 66 PL
Points: 5156
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 65 DPL
Points: 4763
Owner: Ramundo
 
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