Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 1,204,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $11.53 (8/18/2018)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1883 CC $1 MS obverse 1883 CC $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Carson City Mint struck just over 1.2 million Morgan dollars in 1883, the highest mintage of any CC Morgan. Over 60% of that mintage languished in Treasury vaults until the 1970's, when they were sold in the GSA sales. The majority of those coins were mint state, which has made this issue one of the most available Carson City Morgans in the uncirculated grades. In fact, NGC has graded over 10,000 examples in gem or higher!

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/23/2018

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1883 CC $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 90.00 100.00 110 115 125 130 135 140 145 200 215 225 240 295 525 950 4250 63000 - -
$ - - - - 155 - - 235 250 325 625 1325 15250 -
1883 CC $1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 220 240 265 310 375 800 1525 9750 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 335 510 925 2300 - -
1883 CC $1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 250 275 325 465 650 1500 4500 29000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 285 375 550 730 1850 6250 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 56292
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 8/13/2018 1883 CC $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base29666256881812682427365293991141821955893401906160---50098
-------------985116644910---333
-------------3141082835211611---1748
-------------127361---20
Total29666256881812682427365294032146792050997592077182---52199
 0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %8 %28 %39 %19 %4 %0 %--- 
1883 CC $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------2368384124914105351193---3773
--------------2513----11
-------------32344174----91
---------------2-1----3
Total----------2368387127414615531273---3878
 ----------0 %0 %2 %10 %33 %38 %14 %3 %0 %--- 
1883 CC $1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------643296838902289407---2421
-------------15772----22
-------------1171881----45
---------------22-----4
Total-----------643298860929306437---2492
 -----------0 %2 %12 %35 %37 %12 %2 %0 %--- 

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5/24/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Rocket Sale # 5 - Auction #146, 151/Lot# 5111 $310.50
5/24/2009 PCGS MS 65   Prooflike Goldberg May 24-27, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 53/Lot# 696 $483.00
7/26/2012 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 9591 $499.38
11/29/2012 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1177/Lot# 9951 $352.50
2/3/2013 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 99102 $173.27
6/3/2013 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2148 $163.00
12/2/2013 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3459, 3459/Lot# 1307 $200.00
3/1/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 March 1 - 10 The Reiner Hoard Collection US Coins Internet Auction - Dallas Session(1), 131691/Lot# 68192 $1,938.75
9/3/2017 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131737/Lot# 23967 $355.20


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1883 $1 MS CC Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base345363395426439469477484497512527663705754838949150521435104107511160317727
351374405430449472479488502517572677721782875113417183130698611035136440
00000047948850251757267772178287511341718313069861103500
00000048249350752261869173881091213201930411788691131900
1883 $1 MS CC Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base37239542645847150551256853455156572577486510881333212436397859111091198218245
3804054374624825075315685405566187418049391170159726295046894211400140700
000000531568540556618741804939117015972629504689421140000
00000054956854556067275883510141251186031346452100261169100
1883 $1 MS CC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base320336366395409437445450463477489620653674705811120616833639104011123317220
32534637640041844044745446848153363166068474094313652335589310678132290
0000004474544684815336316606847409431365233558931067800
00000044845947248557664266769577610741524298781471095600
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 2015
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 679
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 529
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 437
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 420
Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 299
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 278
US Type Set, 1792-1964 277
GSA Hard Pack Holders Basic Set, Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1891 260
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 132
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 129
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 102
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 88
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 74
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 55
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 53
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 52
New Orleans Morgan Dollars, 1879-1904, Circulation Issue 45
1883 Mint Set 42
Carson City Type Set, 1870-1893, One-Per-Denomination 29
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 26
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 25
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 21
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 19
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 18
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 15
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 15
GSA Hard Pack Holders Complete Set, Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893, Including Varieties 10
GSA Hard Pack Holders Complete Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904, Including Varieties 9
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 4
GSA Hard and Soft Pack Holders Combined Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 2
Morgan Dollar VAM Varieties 0
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 0
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 67 PL
Points: 7027
Owner: rii
 
Grade: MS 66 DPL
Points: 6817
Owner: nfcarsoncity
 
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