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: $11.99 (1/19/2019)
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.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/13/2017

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1902 S $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 67.00 88.00 105 160 220 275 290 315 360 415 490 600 735 1075 2800 8450 45000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 515 675 850 1425 4000 11750 - -
1902 S $1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 1150 2700 4500 9000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1902 S $1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 3250 - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3760
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: 1/14/2019 1902 S $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base26694939936311690133227312271764848818171067----3715
--------------346-----13
------------1413141-----33
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Total26694939936311690133227312271774888978351137----3761
 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

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2055 $891.25
3/19/2007 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2007 March Dallas, TX Final Session #433, 433/Lot# 8675 $373.75
2/15/2010 NGC Details G Details  David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 454, 460/Lot# 467 $54.00
9/23/2013 NGC VF 25   Teletrade Auction 3449, 3449/Lot# 2085 $100.00
9/25/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1189/Lot# 5900 $2,820.00
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1201/Lot# 9824 $763.75
6/16/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20751 $188.00
7/13/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/13/2014, 203/Lot# 202011 $259.60
4/26/2017 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 26 - 30 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1254/Lot# 4804 $2,585.00


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 2046
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 698
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 544
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 448
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 427
US Type Set, 1792-1964 286
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 282
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 246
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 226
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 201
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 159
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 133
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 132
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 90
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 87
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 55
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 53
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 53
San Francisco Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 40
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 29
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 25
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 24
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 20
1902 Mint Set 19
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 18
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 14
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 14
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 10
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 9
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 4
Redfield Holders, Morgan and Peace Dollars, 1878-1935, Including Varieties 3
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 2
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Grade: MS 65 PL
Points: 4431
Owner: Ramundo
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2464
Owner: AlphaTrilogy
 
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