Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 19,963,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.45 (5/26/2017)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1886 S$1 MS obverse 1886 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The mintage of the 1886-P Morgan dollar is just under 20 million coins. While some were released at the time of striking, many survived untouched in original mint bags until the mid 20th century. Due to this, the 1886-P Morgan dollar is one of the most common in uncirculated grades today. In fact, NGC has graded nearly a thousand examples in MS67! (10/2016)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/4/2016

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1886 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 53.00 60.00 70.00 90.00 190 415 1575 20000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 65.00 78.00 105 250 650 3500 -
1886 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 65.00 75.00 90.00 145 185 350 1300 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 100.00 155 300 610 1650 - -
1886 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 75.00 90.00 135 290 530 1450 5400 11000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 165 365 585 1800 7000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 134883
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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6/11/2017 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 7732
6/11/2017 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 7734


Auction Prices Realized

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10/18/1999 NGC MS 63   Prooflike Teletrade Auction 1224, 1224/Lot# 1857 $42.51
5/9/2004 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1880, 1880/Lot# 1483 $154.00
11/22/2007 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 197, 203/Lot# 5896 $66.70
1/20/2013 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131305/Lot# 22846 $66.00
1/26/2014 NGC MS 67   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1342 $734.38
3/23/2014 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 180693 $50.00
9/5/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3498, 6052/Lot# 20338 $129.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1886 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13113513914314314714714715115516319420922327233956390820483525602011224
13213614014314414714714815215717319921323929441367812882540435677540
00000014714815215717319921323929441367812882540435600
00000014714915316018320421825531648879316683032518800
1886 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1351431511551671751831902012092202302512754715638472124608992341542429115
13714515215916917718519320321222323725934050165712723445713711297199870
0000001851932032122232372593405016571272344571371129700
0000001871972062162262442674055327521698476781851336000
1886 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1471551631711791861982052162272372483043666201159186537309234134462266742921
1491571651731811902002082192302402663244507991394248655641063816519294180
000000200208219230240266324450799139424865564106381651900
000000202212223233244285345535979162931087399120421959300
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Grade: MS 68
Points: 4356
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 66 DPL
Points: 3730
Owner: Ramundo
 
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