Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,530,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.55 (7/19/2019)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1902 S $1 MS obverse 1902 S $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The San Francisco Morgan dollar of 1902 had a much lower mintage that the Philadelphia coin at only some 1.53 million pieces. This, coupled with quality which was inferior to prior years, means this issue is a semi-key in the series, especially in high grade.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/14/2019

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1902 S $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 92.00 100.00 130 150 210 270 285 300 360 435 465 550 760 1000 2400 7750 45000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 515 675 850 1300 4000 13000 100000 -
1902 S $1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 1150 2500 3975 9225 - - - - -
1902 S $1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 3250 - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3831
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
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: 7/16/2019 1902 S $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base26715442946511790137232318281815028908231088----3786
--------------346-----13
------------1513141-----34
-----------------------
Total26715442946511790137232318281825079068411158----3833
 1 %2 %1 %1 %2 %2 %3 %2 %4 %6 %8 %1 %5 %13 %24 %22 %3 %0 %---- 
1902 S $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------11882131-----43
-----------------------
--------------1-------1
-----------------------
Total----------11882231-----44
 ----------2 %2 %18 %18 %50 %7 %2 %----- 
1902 S $1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------1-1--------2
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total-----------1-1--------2
 -----------50 %-50 %-------- 

Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/29/1999 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1148, 1148/Lot# 2098 $414.20
1/9/2002 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2002 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #280, 280/Lot# 7788 $437.00
3/28/2005 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #32, 36/Lot# 457 $201.25
5/25/2008 NGC MS 62   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4159 $456.00
4/14/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20609 $246.75
8/31/2014 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 217386 $498.00
11/2/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131445/Lot# 25028 $305.50
9/27/2015 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131540/Lot# 21235 $235.00
1/30/2019 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131906/Lot# 21851 $216.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1902 $1 MS S Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1942052413275396536767317748269031001110017532525323844314862686692342658148803
1972172693975776606947457918519351034131720102762363545745530765515016339880
000000694745791851935103413172010276236354574553076551501600
000000712759808877968106715352267300040334718619884442079800
1902 $1 MS S Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22023026836359371373779884489898010851190283434065158565660899234134464218177485
223242299439633721757813862925101511201738302439905324580071371063823024539490
00000075781386292510151120173830243990532458007137106382302400
00000077782888095210501155228632154574549059448185120423260200
1902 $1 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base179186220301502609631684725774847941103611931333163428604669661688292238240301
181197247368537616648697741798878972108812391433204234635318735313346283550
00000064869774179887897210881239143320423463531873531334600
000000666711757822909100411401286153324514066596780911786400
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 2245
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 751
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 628
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 493
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 454
US Type Set, 1792-1964 325
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 301
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 265
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 244
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 219
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 207
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 170
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 144
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 137
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 97
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 63
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 61
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 60
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 59
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 58
San Francisco Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 57
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 40
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 32
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 28
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 26
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 21
1902 Mint Set 20
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 17
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 15
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 4
Redfield Holders, Morgan and Peace Dollars, 1878-1935, Including Varieties 2
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 2
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 65 PL
Points: 4431
Owner: Ramundo
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2464
Owner: AlphaTrilogy
 
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