Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 4,450,000
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.19 (1/29/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1903 O S$1 MS obverse 1903 O S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Before the massive release of silver dollars in the early 1960s, the 1903-O Morgan was a key rarity in the series. Prior to that time, the number of thousand coin bags of the date that were held in Treasury vaults was unknown. The total may have been as high as 300 bags, or 300,000 coins. Most were in lower Mint State grades, with only a few Gem survivors.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/19/2014

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1903 O S$1 MS
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Base $ 250 300 340 365 390 390 410 425 440 450 460 470 480 500 525 675 1075 4300 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 625 800 1800 - -
1903 O S$1 MS Prooflike
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1903 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7519
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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2/3/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131505/Lot# 22562


Auction Prices Realized

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5/5/2003 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2003 May St. Louis, MO (CSNS) Bullet Sale #319, 319/Lot# 1766 $300.15
2/23/2005 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Signature Sale #366, 366/Lot# 10616 $764.75
3/2/2005 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2008, 2008/Lot# 1918 $352.00
7/18/2005 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #46, 50/Lot# 1374 $383.53
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 354 $420.00
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/29/2012, 5/Lot# 34641 $413.60
5/30/2012 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1171/Lot# 10261 $460.00
9/19/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3500, 6054/Lot# 22438 $487.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1903 O S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7017258208659009419909669821005102110361051109511381173136318213545370340935503
7097578358779149579909719901010102610411066110911501236151623963598383345630
0000009909719901010102610411066110911501236151623963598383300
0000009909779971016103110461080112411611300166829703650396300
1903 O S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7497748028298588889189499801013104710811110115212061450204834473601376141575582
7577838118398688989289599911024105810911124117012871649251434983654389346320
0000009289599911024105810911124117012871649251434983654389300
00000093997010021036107011001138118813691849298135503708402500
1903 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base34836338139541242944546348250252254154155194913453080796013914195374696955112
35336938640141843445146948950952854154468410811923470799451578828681496830
0000004514694895095285415446841081192347079945157882868100
00000045747649551553554154881612132502633311929176633782500
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Grade: MS 66 DPL
Points: 9945
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 66 PL
Points: 3447
Owner: Midas Q. Morgan
 
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