Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.17 (9/24/2017)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 4/13/2017

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1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

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


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6/26/2005 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 2057, 2057/Lot# 1890 $9,020.00
10/24/2006 PCGS PF 63   Heritage Auctions 2006 October Dallas Signature Coin Auction #428, 428/Lot# 2359 $4,600.00
9/19/2010 PCGS PF 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1869 $4,830.00
3/31/2011 NGC PF 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 3811 $15,525.00
1/3/2012 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(1), 1166/Lot# 3380 $20,125.00
2/2/2012 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(2), 1167/Lot# 4362 $9,775.00
8/8/2013 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(5), 1188/Lot# 5793 $25,850.00
8/10/2016 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(2), 1238/Lot# 4246 $11,750.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22602321238324452510257526422710277928492922300932383783440353676545868691379606983612473
22802342240424672532259726652733280228732951308534203990472457607259883692939683107150
0000002665273328022873295130853420399047245760725988369293968300
0000002687275628262898298031623601419650466152797289879450975900
1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base237324362500256526322700276928392911298430593134335037614396558267948992945599361017212873
239424572522258726552723279228632935300930843206348739734791598675279146961510015110720
00000027922863293530093084320634873973479159867527914696151001500
00000028162887296030343109327836244184518763908259930197761009300
1921 MORGAN ZERBE S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base57259561564066368671373976410661416160917392068248934454581532662787839972340100
57960162364767069572174786411821480165218482208280738234829564367988467198480
0000007217478641182148016521848220828073823482956436798846700
0000007307559651299154416951958234831264202507759607318909500
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 9137
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 66 CAMEO
Points: 8992
Owner: Simpson
 
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