Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 17,787,000
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: $11.84 (2/9/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1885 S$1 MS obverse 1885 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1885 is a common date and can be easily located in MS60-65 grades and even with Prooflike and Deep Mirror Prooflike fields.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/7/2016

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1885 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 30.00 31.00 32.00 33.00 35.00 36.00 37.00 40.00 53.00 58.00 70.00 90.00 200 430 2450 22500 - -
$ - - - - - - 65.00 78.00 105 260 650 5150 -
1885 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 75.00 95.00 140 185 360 1100 5400 - - -
$ - - - - - - 105 155 245 550 1950 - -
1885 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 90.00 130 220 440 1175 3500 19000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 150 250 625 2050 7000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 75434
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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2/9/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131606/Lot# 23406


Auction Prices Realized

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2/8/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #25023, 25023/Lot# 12144 $48.00
1/8/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2310, 2310/Lot# 1489 $145.60
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 66   Prooflike Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 1287 $3,480.00
1/3/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(8), 1166/Lot# 7032 $692.30
5/12/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131321/Lot# 24285 $82.00
11/17/2013 PCGS MS 65   Prooflike David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 778, 787/Lot# 179 $400.00
7/6/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 176566 $90.00
8/8/2014 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 4199 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1885 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123131135139143147147151151155163194209223272339577106621616190682010138
12513213614014414714815115215717319921323929441874014313504640079260
00000014815115215717319921323929441874014313504640000
00000014915115316018320421825531649790317964847661000
1885 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base139147155163171179186198205216227237272288463593888167833983817566710481
141149157165173181190200208219230248277346506691115122513537443372710
000000190200208219230248277346506691115122513537443300
000000194202212223233260282404549789141428243677505000
1885 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1431511591671751861942012122232342442923815869901619300982598694942314854
14515316116917818819620421522623726032144972011992082475984048937112330
0000001962042152262372603214497201199208247598404893700
0000001982082192302402763515178551409254565098549918000
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Grade: MS 66 DPL
Points: 4759
Owner: Midas Q. Morgan
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 3504
Owner: AYWP
 
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