Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 7,954,529
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.44 (12/28/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1891 O S$1 MS obverse 1891 O S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Although the 1891-O is not the highest mintage O-mint Morgan dollar, the 7.9 million pieces produced this year seem to have overwhelmed the New Orleans Mint's quality control procedures.

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1891 O S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 34.00 36.00 37.00 38.00 38.00 41.00 42.00 50.00 95.00 165 200 235 360 875 8350 42500 - - - -
$ 42.00 45.00 48.00 55.00 120 200 230 325 465 2850 14500 - - -
1891 O S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 185 360 600 1550 4400 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - 225 400 660 2250 6450 - - - -
1891 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 330 575 1050 3100 7500 41000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 360 675 1350 3750 10000 70000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4638
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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12/30/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131452/Lot# 29224
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 10967


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1/4/2001 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2001 F.U.N. Signature Sale #244, 244/Lot# 7506 $2,530.00
8/22/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #50, 55/Lot# 678 $264.50
3/1/2006 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2006 March Palm Beach, FL Signature Auction #412, 412/Lot# 1188 $4,887.50
6/3/2007 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2375, 2375/Lot# 1877 $784.00
11/20/2011 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/20/2011, 145/Lot# 24203 $310.20
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1362 $2,467.50
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20503 $4,641.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 O S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123123139147151155163167171201351539620695925158347809046936196851047413233
123128142148152158164168181251414566645772114426496202915194699948113940
00000016416818125141456664577211442649620291519469994800
000000166170191301476593670848136437147624925695771021100
1891 O S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base381398415431448466484505524544565586925127121613601376139274097427347076264
3874044204374544724915115315515726991040156826413654381639844156441852260
0000004915115315515726991040156826413654381639844156441800
0000004985185375585798121156186431213708387240404214456200
1891 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5936156376616847117357627898178468741239175330574565892993909868103641119414088
6006226456696937197447717988278559961410218835606020908395491003310641121590
000000744771798827855996141021883560602090839549100331064100
0000007537808088368651117158226224062747492369709101991091700
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 4780
Owner: Ramundo
 
Grade: MS 64 DPL
Points: 4565
Owner: Coxe
 
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