Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,694,206
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.47 (12/19/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1891 S$1 MS obverse 1891 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While common in lower Mint State grades, the 1891 Morgan dollar becomes scarce at the near-Gem level, and fully prooflike specimens are rare.

Of this issue, Dave Bowers noted: "Deeply lustrous, sharply struck pieces require cherrypicking to find."

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/15/2014

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1891 S$1 MS
1891 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 135 240 365 1500 2900 16000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 150 265 470 2000 6450 - - - -
1891 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 375 435 650 2250 6500 24500 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 425 475 1100 2650 8800 - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 6886
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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12/23/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131451/Lot# 27226
1/5/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 4 - 5 NYINC World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 3037/Lot# 29110
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 10947
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 10948
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 12635


Auction Prices Realized

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4/10/2000 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1294, 1294/Lot# 2061 $65.40
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 63   Deep Prooflike Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 957 $1,150.00
7/3/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131128/Lot# 28728 $149.50
5/5/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/05/2013, 73/Lot# 113691 $35.33
6/30/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 758, 767/Lot# 427 $809.00
9/15/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131339/Lot# 20264 $646.25
4/28/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20432 $749.65
10/8/2014 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8491 $329.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231311591591631631631671671791902302883956421658449966099997104972479646270
1261401591601631631641671711832032493244779812605520277381016415263319540
000000164167171183203249324477981260552027738101641526300
0000001661671751862172693595601319355259068868103302003000
1891 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base288301314330342357372389404420442463705102819282960624866167445110473150258611
29230531933434736237839440942744954481313282272405663716892864617865405380
0000003783944094274495448131328227240566371689286461786500
0000003833994154354566249201628261651526493716998462468400
1891 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6426676907157417687948228518819119411030112312231330144315641691182720602926
6506746987237507768038318618919219701061115612581367148316061736190423480
0000008038318618919219701061115612581367148316061736190400
00000081284187190193110001092118912941405152316481781198200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 8944
Owner: bradman
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 4499
Owner: paulferragamo
 
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