Interesting Find - 1893 Morgan Dollar
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I have a friend who asked me to go through an accumulation of coins from his father-in-law. There were 32 or 33 silver dollars plus junk silver, foreign coins, US and foreign currency. One of the silver dollars was an 1893 Morgan. I was quite surprised to see that coin. It looked good to me so I sent it out to NGC and it was just graded MS-61. Now it has a home in my Morgan dollar date set.

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I have a friend who asked me to go through an accumulation of coins from his father-in-law. There were 32 or 33 silver dollars plus junk silver, foreign coins, US and foreign currency. One of the silver dollars was an 1893 Morgan. I was quite surprised to see that coin. It looked good to me so I sent it out to NGC and it was just graded MS-61. Now it has a home in my Morgan dollar date set.

 

The 1893 Philly VAM-4 is a Top 100 variety. Did you check your coin against the short list of 1893 VAM's on VAMWorld?

 

Chris

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I have a friend who asked me to go through an accumulation of coins from his father-in-law. There were 32 or 33 silver dollars plus junk silver, foreign coins, US and foreign currency. One of the silver dollars was an 1893 Morgan. I was quite surprised to see that coin. It looked good to me so I sent it out to NGC and it was just graded MS-61. Now it has a home in my Morgan dollar date set.

 

Did you buy the coin before or after it was graded?

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I have a friend who asked me to go through an accumulation of coins from his father-in-law. There were 32 or 33 silver dollars plus junk silver, foreign coins, US and foreign currency. One of the silver dollars was an 1893 Morgan. I was quite surprised to see that coin. It looked good to me so I sent it out to NGC and it was just graded MS-61. Now it has a home in my Morgan dollar date set.

 

Did you buy the coin before or after it was graded?

looks like the person sent it out after the fact.

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Before or after matters greatly for honesty in numismatics. Hopefully, after the grade and the seller was knowledgeable of its value. JMO

Jim

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Didn't check it for a VAM variety, but I will. I'm buying the coin after it was graded and I will be offering him 80% of greysheet bid for it. He also had a 1929 $2.50 Indian which NGC graded as unc details with an improperly cleaned reverse. I didn't see that coming as the coin looked okay to me. That one is a little harder to price. I checked Great Collections and details graded $2.50 Indians seem to be selling for around $200.00. Any thoughts on the Indians fair market value?

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