Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 12,760,000
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: $15.27 (7/25/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 S S$1 MS obverse 1881 S S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1881-S has long been recognized as the most ubiquitous issue in the Morgan dollar series. In his Encyclopedia of silver dollars (1993), Bowers' estimate of the surviving population, in Mint State grades, was between 4 and 6.25 million pieces!

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Price Guide

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1881 S S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 28.00 28.50 29.00 29.50 33.00 35.00 36.00 37.00 40.00 50.00 55.00 60.00 70.00 90.00 185 325 815 7000 43150 -
$ - - - - - - - 65.00 78.00 105 210 400 1700 11000
1881 S S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 58.00 66.00 70.00 120 170 330 550 1700 10000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - 145 190 355 850 2300 -
1881 S S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 65.00 75.00 95.00 195 400 900 2600 14500 50000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 105 220 485 1150 3850 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 244169
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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7/20/2003 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1754, 1754/Lot# 1336 $110.00
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 452 $603.75
11/23/2009 NGC MS 68   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 430, 436/Lot# 777 $2,242.50
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1086 $111.00
11/25/2012 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131249/Lot# 26852 $117.50
9/1/2013 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/01/2013, 90/Lot# 135533 $77.00
9/15/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131339/Lot# 20219 $117.50
6/23/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3487, 6036/Lot# 20365 $115.15


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 S S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313113513914314714714715115516319420922327233956390813333459899811448
12513213614014414714714815215717319921323929441367810492041530598140
00000014714815215717319921323929441367810492041530500
00000014714915316018320421825531648879311912750715100
1881 S S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base131139143151159163163163167171179230255272437541798113820564831985412494
133140145153160163163164168173196238260327471626911144429816505107340
00000016316416817319623826032747162691114442981650500
000000163165169176213246266382506712102417503906817900
1881 S S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1631671711831942012092162202272302412653175779491558288557717929844112911
1641681751861962032112172222282332492824037011152200038476490809999310
0000002112172222282332492824037011152200038476490809900
0000002132182242292372572994908251355244248097209827000
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Grade: MS 68
Points: 5305
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 68
Points: 3817
Owner: RClark
 
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