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: $13.21 (10/20/2017)
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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/10/2017

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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 85.00 190 450 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: 196235
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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10/24/2017 MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131743/Lot# 27567
10/24/2017 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131743/Lot# 27201
10/24/2017 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131743/Lot# 27566


Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
7/5/2006 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2006 July Dallas, TX Coin Signature Auction #407, 407/Lot# 2837 $1,380.00
3/4/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2335, 2335/Lot# 2290 $280.00
11/26/2009 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 431, 437/Lot# 7403 $258.75
5/27/2012 NGC MS 65   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 760 $161.00
9/23/2012 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/23/2012, 41/Lot# 52833 $36.00
6/3/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 4360 $258.50
8/31/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 211992 $50.00


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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