Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 762
Catalog: KM-110
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.17 (7/6/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1896 S$1 PF obverse 1896 S$1 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As the 1890s unfolded, the Philadelphia Mint seemed to master their technique in producing proof silver coins. Many show exceptional frost and pristine surfaces, as the collectors also learned how to maintain the surfaces without cleaning their coins. Today some of these 1890s silver coins are simply stunning for their colorful tones and superb surfaces.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/19/2015

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1896 S$1 PF
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1896 S$1 PF Cameo
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1896 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 2300 3200 4700 6600 9500 18500 40000 52000 117500 -
$ - - - - - - 3750 5250 7500 10400 25000 42500 76500

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 262
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
5/30/2005 PCGS PF 63   Cameo Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 561 $3,220.00
2/5/2006 PCGS PF 64   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1903 $3,565.00
2/22/2007 NGC PF 67   Teletrade Auction 2331, 2331/Lot# 1145 $10,080.00
7/12/2007 PCGS PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 1798 $18,400.00
3/31/2011 NGC PF 67   Cameo Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 3727 $12,650.00
6/1/2011 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(2), 1156/Lot# 4151 $9,200.00
9/15/2011 PCGS PF 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 619, 626/Lot# 7018 $14,260.00
10/13/2011 PCGS PF 66   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(2), 1160/Lot# 4316 $12,650.00
6/23/2013 PCGS PF 61   Ultra Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/23/2013, 80/Lot# 124249 $2,640.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1896 S$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base150015451591163816861734178318341886194019932048217925253068359244585158668578591217815252
15151560160716541702175018001851190419582011209222942706324338814691566770769299132030
0000001800185119041958201120922294270632433881469156677076929900
00000018171869192219752030213524102887341741694925617674681073800
1896 S$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base16931742179218431895194920032058211521722231229124892699328138174630583673749160991812571
17091759180918601913196720212077213421922251235725592893346040885032634979699413108020
0000002021207721342192225123572559289334604088503263497969941300
0000002040209621532211227124232629308736384359543468618565966500
1896 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base172117711821187219261979203420902147220522652325252529853506429050156400870699181284816042
173817881838189019441997205321092166222522852392267831593767453254777169911010895139130
00000020532109216622252285239226783159376745325477716991101089500
00000020712128218622452305245828323332402947735938793795141187100
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Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 19848
Owner: Lafitte Coin Company
 
Grade: PF 69 UC
Points: 12848
Owner: BChap
 
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