Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
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: $15.27 (9/24/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF obverse 1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In 1921, Farran Zerbe was one of the country's most prominent numismatists. He actively promoted the hobby through a touring exhibit "Money of the World." He was also instrumental in the creation of the Peace dollar.

Because of his involvement in the Peace dollar program, Zerbe wanted to have examples of the coin on hand for the ANA show in the summer of 1921. Unfortunately, the Mint was behind schedule with production, and could not deliver any coins to Zerbe. Therefore, as a personal favor to the influential numismatist, the Mint struck somewhere between 20 and 200 coins for Zerbe, which he then distributed.

It's important to note that many numismatists don't consider the Zerbe strikes to be true proof coins, as they often lack the mirrored fields and squared rims.


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Last Updated: 9/24/2015

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1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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$ - - - - - - - - - 13500 25000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 45
Low Grade: 61
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/6/2004 PCGS PF 65   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1157 $11,500.00
6/26/2005 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 2057, 2057/Lot# 1890 $9,020.00
2/11/2007 PCGS PF 62   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1873 $3,910.00
8/11/2010 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 5423 $8,138.55
9/19/2010 NGC PF 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1868 $14,375.00
3/31/2011 NGC PF 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 3811 $15,525.00
9/4/2014 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1209/Lot# 3328 $18,800.00
10/8/2014 NGC PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(4), 1210/Lot# 4931 $9,412.93


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22602321238324452510257526422710277928492922299432033601421753676545820086339083983612473
22802342240424672532259726652733280228732946306433363806460057607097834487839334107150
0000002665273328022873294630643336380646005760709783448783933400
0000002687275628262898297031333468401249846152764884898933958500
1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base237324362500256526322700276928392911298430593134335037614396558267948494893893991017212873
23942457252225872655272327922863293530093084320634873973479159867361864290929657110720
0000002792286329353009308432063487397347915986736186429092965700
0000002816288729603034310932783624418451876390792787909245991400
1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333000033010000000
3333333000033010000000
0000003000033010000000
0000003000033010000000
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 8633
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 66 CAMEO
Points: 8494
Owner: Simpson
 
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