Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 731
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: $12.93 (5/27/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1897 S$1 PF obverse 1897 S$1 PF reverse


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Description & Analysis

Proof Morgan dollars are generally available for every date in the series, including 1897 from a mintage of 731 coins. The vast majority of those available coins are in low and middle proof grades not exceeding PR65.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/19/2015

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1897 S$1 PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - 825 875 - - 1675 2150 3350 4350 7000 9700 17000 30000 - -
$ - - - - - 1800 2300 3800 5100 7600 10750 20000 45000
1897 S$1 PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 2600 3950 5350 7850 11000 22000 50000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 4300 6250 9600 13000 - -
1897 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 8000 11000 21000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 204
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/22/2003 NGC PF 66   Teletrade Auction 1741, 1741/Lot# 1356 $7,260.00
6/26/2008 NGC PF 62   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 1522 $2,530.00
2/1/2009 NGC PF 66   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1237 $5,520.00
3/18/2012 PCGS PF 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/18/2012, 13/Lot# 40696 $2,530.00
6/27/2014 PCGS PF 62   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2240 $1,762.50
6/29/2014 NGC PF 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 192648 $801.00
2/6/2015 PCGS PF 64   Ultra Cameo Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 2378 $6,462.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1897 S$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12401279131913601401144414871531158319401993204821792555314935834403509362487859853710919
1253129213331374141514581502154817021958201120922304275332943856463354786785808593310
0000001502154817021958201120922304275332943856463354786785808500
0000001516156618211975203021352430295134384130486358637322831100
1897 S$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base17701821187219251979203420902147220522642325238725912807332438344630531669519234999712664
17871838189019431997205321092166222522842346245526632979349440994859586177129488108860
0000002109216622252284234624552663297934944099485958617712948800
0000002128218622442305236625232735315236644365508764068473974300
1897 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base27672837290829823056313232093287336734483531361538924184449248175158693173147712838010731
2790286129333007308131583235331433943476355937073989428746004931574970597447793591640
0000003235331433943476355937073989428746004931574970597447793500
0000003261334034213503358738004087438947095044634071867579815700
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Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 9234
Owner: BChap
 
Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 9234
Owner: Benchmark Ventures LP
 
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