Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 2,212,000
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: $15.23 (7/23/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1878 CC S$1 MS obverse 1878 CC S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1878-CC is the first Morgan Dollar produced at the Carson City Mint. Although more examples were produced (2.2 million coins), the '78-CC is more difficult to locate as a Gem than the 1882-CC, 1883-CC, and 1884-CC.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/8/2016

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1878 CC S$1 MS
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Base $ 97.50 105 115 130 150 175 190 215 235 280 370 465 500 675 1900 6500 43500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 535 950 3200 22500 - -
1878 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - 285 320 390 520 760 1400 3000 9250 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 975 1700 3350 - - -
1878 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 365 475 800 2100 3300 9750 34500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1000 2450 3750 14500 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 25227
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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10/6/2000 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2000 October Long Beach Sale #238, 238/Lot# 8174 $920.00
8/30/2007 NGC MS 65   Prooflike David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday Sale - Internet Auction # 173, 179/Lot# 6036 $1,667.50
1/11/2010 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2796, 2796/Lot# 1492 $460.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1521 $990.00
4/21/2014 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3478, 6027/Lot# 20146 $364.25
6/29/2014 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 192661 $500.00
7/13/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131429/Lot# 26414 $188.00
  PCGS MS 65   Bonhams $1,872.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 CC S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base272278308333345381389395437471517655741874990127123423628750279071768132576
2742883163373573833914094484865636837859121083162827704919763711165226460
000000391409448486563683785912108316282770491976371116500
000000393423459501609712829951117719853199621077721442300
1878 CC S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2953013333603724094204264715226487298479901226159427944565541783152170940089
29731134236438441242244148856467576889410681348199433844849638312779278350
0000004224414885646757688941068134819943384484963831277900
0000004244565056067028079421147147123943974513373491724400
1878 CC S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333331111790764900116622402847488882008811122283051056631
333333339133179080998815242442352759928403995018322392170
00000033913317908099881524244235275992840399501832200
0000003751561790854107718822644420770968607110892441600
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Grade: MS 66 PL
Points: 7214
Owner: CT's COINS
 
Grade: MS 66 PL
Points: 7214
Owner: nfcarsoncity
 
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