Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,693,556
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: $15.11 (9/26/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1891 S$1 MS obverse 1891 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While common in lower Mint State grades, the 1891 Morgan dollar becomes scarce at the near-Gem level, and fully prooflike specimens are rare.

Of this issue, Dave Bowers noted: "Deeply lustrous, sharply struck pieces require cherrypicking to find."

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/13/2016

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1891 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 34.00 36.00 37.00 38.00 40.00 41.00 43.00 60.00 70.00 90.00 125 215 850 5250 16500 50000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 150 375 1700 9750 - - -
1891 S$1 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 150 250 725 1300 2600 16000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1891 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 390 450 875 2400 6100 29000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1100 3950 10000 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7488
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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12/26/1996 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 0905, 905/Lot# 1663 $370.60
6/1/2008 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #68062, 68062/Lot# 62505 $143.75
9/25/2013 NGC MS 65   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 1665 $6,325.00
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1201/Lot# 9659 $800.18
1/19/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/19/2014, 185/Lot# 143460 $93.50
6/16/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20684 $182.13
7/20/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 813, 822/Lot# 735 $110.00
12/7/2014 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131450/Lot# 25439 $146.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231311591591631631631671671791902302883956421658449966099997104972479646270
1261401591601631631641671711832032493244779812605520277381016415263319540
000000164167171183203249324477981260552027738101641526300
0000001661671751862172693595601319355259068868103302003000
1891 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base288301314330342357372389404420442463705102819282960624866167445110473150258611
29230531933434736237839440942744954481313282272405663716892864617865405380
0000003783944094274495448131328227240566371689286461786500
0000003833994154354566249201628261651526493716998462468400
1891 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6426676907157417687948228518819119411030112312231330144315641691182720602926
6506746987237507768038318618919219701061115612581367148316061736190423480
0000008038318618919219701061115612581367148316061736190400
00000081284187190193110001092118912941405152316481781198200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 8944
Owner: bradman
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 7170
Owner: RJ JR
 
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