Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 20,290,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.79 (2/21/2018)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1887 S$1 MS obverse 1887 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint struck over 20 million Morgan dollars in 1887. This date is among the most common in high grade, including Prooflike and Deep Prooflike examples.

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Last Updated: 1/23/2018

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1887 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 85.00 180 325 1700 30000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 65.00 78.00 100.00 215 550 3850 -
1887 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 65.00 75.00 90.00 135 180 340 1000 5500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 150 230 440 1300 - -
1887 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 75.00 90.00 135 210 450 1250 3550 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 145 250 550 1600 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 198182
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68

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, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/19/2018 1887 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base11332525222128782481508691081464137865562810139743392--195397
-----------2259383779340080131--2244
-------------215541250568---872
--------------48321---18
Total11332525222128782481528941090964993878982875441123613--198531
 0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %5 %33 %44 %14 %2 %0 %0 %-- 
1887 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1312151575714337626---1861
---------------41-1---6
--------------586-----19
-----------------------
Total----------1312151580726344627---1886
 ----------0 %0 %1 %8 %31 %38 %18 %3 %0 %--- 
1887 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1-106326844512314----924
--------------1--1----2
--------------111-----3
-----------------------
Total----------1-106327044612415----929
 ----------0 %-1 %7 %29 %48 %13 %2 %---- 

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10/26/2004 PCGS MS 63   Prooflike Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24111, 24111/Lot# 14639 $47.15
7/4/2005 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 June New York, NY Bullet Sale #381, 381/Lot# 667 $201.25
2/11/2007 NGC MS 64   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1785 $833.75
1/10/2008 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 211, 217/Lot# 8819 $34.00
5/9/2010 PCGS MS 64   Deep Prooflike Teletrade Auction 2850, 2850/Lot# 2565 $299.00
1/12/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/12/2014, 180/Lot# 163478 $67.10
2/16/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 171832 $176.00
3/6/2015 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3524, 6093/Lot# 21224 $183.30


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base135143151155167175183190201209220230255272437541820148340837917859811294
137145152159169177185193203212223238260327471634104123495361814494960
000000185193203212223238260327471634104123495361814400
000000187197206216226246266382506727126232166639837100
1887 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1431511551631751831902012092202302412623545349901707322523018302900714574
14515215716717718519320321222323324829241468612292213322543018537108620
0000001932032122232332482924146861229221332254301853700
0000001972062162262372553234748381468271932256301877200
1887 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123135139143143143147147151155163194209223272339563113821907638830211240
12713614014314314414714815215717319921323929441375414884006785992810
00000014714815215717319921323929441375414884006785900
00000014714915316018320421825531648894618395822808000
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 4006
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 4006
Owner: Midas Q. Morgan
 
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