Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 677,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.96 (7/2/2020)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1893 CC $1 MS obverse 1893 CC $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Carson City Mint struck more silver dollars in 1893 than any of the other three branch mints with a mintage of 677,000 coins. However, this mintage doesn't make up for the allure of the 1893 year. Due to the year and relatively low survival rates, this coin is one of the keys in the series. Any uncirculated example is worth well into the four figures, and gem examples often bring mid-five figure prices. (9/2016)

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1893 CC $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 260 335 415 1000 1970 2550 2875 3375 3875 5250 5500 5750 6675 13150 91000 145000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 6500 11000 33000 - - - -
1893 CC $1 MS PL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - 4150 5500 5850 6500 11500 30000 - - - - - -
1893 CC $1 MS DPL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 13000 15500 24200 55000 115000 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4838
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 66

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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/30/2020 1893 CC $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base98412512413849236231796687696130755154520581----4730
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------------1161314------44
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Total98412512413849236231796687696130856755821981----4774
 2%9%11%9%18%5%5%2%1%2%1%1%6%12%12%5%0%0%---- 
1893 CC $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------1-592937171------99
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Total--------1-592937171------99
 --------1%-5%9%29%37%17%1%------ 
1893 CC $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------242-1-----9
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Total------------242-1-----9
 ------------22%44%22%-11%----- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 CC $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5656097058741404223324512740291329943113366138384190511777701124912635181252490674282133949
579641761105016802305254727972940303332953720395544996001892911711144652038541364941710
00000025472797294030333295372039554499600189291171114465203854136400
000000264328552967307334783779407248086885100891217316295226455782300
1893 CC $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6206707939491519238526142917309831833501375140454550761898171174813914249063340596664134561
63671184511391807246127152977312632893584384942135572835110460124701757827739544911092960
000000271529773126328935843849421355728351104601247017578277395449100
000000281630373154339536673947438165959084111041319221242305727557700
1893 CC $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base527570680820133321242335261427812860315435103786420845155574108871224114944170272944645057
54160672699115962194242826692807295832723602392643104868734511338131421563821166346490
00000024282669280729583272360239264310486873451133813142156382116600
00000025212725283330563391369440674412522191161178914043163322530600
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 2780
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 967
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 910
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 625
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 562
US Type Set, 1792-1964 488
Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 424
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 412
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 374
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint, Mint State 341
GSA Hard Pack Holders Basic Set, Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1891 321
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 167
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 161
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 150
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 132
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 92
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 92
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 86
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 85
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 79
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 59
Carson City Type Set, 1870-1893, One-Per-Denomination 47
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 43
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 31
1893 Mint Set 17
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 9
Redfield Holders, Morgan and Peace Dollars, 1878-1935, Including Varieties 5
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 2
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 10887
Owner: Michael Erosenko
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 5574
Owner: Ben McQuaide
 
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