Morgan Dollars

Political pressure, not public demand, brought the Morgan dollar into being. There was no real need for a new silver dollar in the late 1870s; the last previous “cartwheel,” the Liberty Seated dollar, had been legislated out of existence in 1873, and hardly anyone missed it.

Silver-mining interests did miss the dollar, though, and lobbied Congress forcefully for its return. The Comstock Lode in Nevada was yielding huge quantities of silver, with ore worth $36 million being extracted annually. After several futile attempts, the silver forces in Congress—led by Representative Richard (“Silver Dick”) Bland of Missouri—finally succeeded in winning authorization for a new silver dollar when Congress passed the Bland-Allison Act on February 28, 1878. This Act required the Treasury to purchase at market levels between two million and four million troy ounces of silver bullion every month to be coined into dollars. This amounted to a massive s.... (Expand Text)

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1881 MORGAN S$1 MS65 DMPL

GEM WHITE DEEP CAMEO. ONLY TWO MS65+DCAM COINS GRADED HIGHER
$14,500.00

1881-O MORGAN S$1 MS65 DMPL

GEM WHITE AND FLASHY. ONLY 1 65+DMPL GRADED HIGHER.
$8,950.00

1881-S MORGAN S$1 MS68 Proof Like

GEM WHITE PROOFLIKE. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$7,750.00

1883-S MORGAN S$1 MS64

VERY CHOICE AND LUSTROUS. CHOICE PERIPHERAL TONING. CAC.
$5,850.00

1883-S MORGAN S$1 MS65

DELICATE GREENISH BLUE TONE. ONLY 5 HIGHER AT PCGS.
$34,000.00

1884-CC MORGAN S$1 MS65 Proof Like

GEM WHITE PROOFLIKE.
$595.00

1884-S MORGAN S$1 MS63

VERY CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES. WELL STRUCK. LIGHT AMBER BLUEISH TONING.
$39,950.00

1889-CC MORGAN S$1 AU55

WELL STRUCK WITH SLIGHT LUSTER PIERCING THROUGH THE WHITE SURFACES.
$7,950.00

1889-CC MORGAN S$1 MS63 Proof Like

GEM CAMEO PROOFLIKE SURFACES. KING OF THE CARSON CITY MORGAN DOLLARS.
$43,500.00

1889-CC MORGAN S$1 MS63+

WHITE, WELL STRUCK WITH SATIN LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$54,500.00

1889-CC MORGAN S$1 MS64

GEM WHITE SATIN LUSTEROUS SURFACES. KING OF THE CARSON CITY MORGAN DOLLARS. JUST ONE COIN GRADED MS65 GRADED BY PCGS.
$119,500.00

1889-O MORGAN S$1 MS65

WHITE WITH LIGHT PERIPHERAL AMBER TONING.
$4,000.00

1889-O MORGAN S$1 MS65

IRIDESCENT PERIPHERAL TONING. WELL STRUCK.
$4,000.00

1890-CC MORGAN S$1 MS65

LIGHT IRIDESCENT TONING.
$3,750.00

1891-CC MORGAN S$1 MS66+

GEM SATIN WHITE LUSTEROUS SURFACES. ONLY ONE COIN GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$38,500.00

1893-CC MORGAN S$1 MS65

GEM SATIN WHITE. WELL STRUCK. ONLY ONE COIN GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$87,500.00

1893-O MORGAN S$1 MS65 DMPL

GEM DEEP MIRRORED PROOFLIKE WITH FROSTY CAMEO DEVICES. PERHAPS THE FINEST KNOWN. CAC.
$425,000.00

1893-S MORGAN S$1 MS63

CHOICE WHITE LUSTEROUS WELL STRUCK SURFACES. THE KING OF THE MORGAN DOLLAR SERIES.
$299,500.00

1894 MORGAN S$1 MS61

CHOICE WHITE AND WELL STRUCK.
$2,650.00

1895 MORGAN S$1 PR66+ Deep Cameo

GEM WHITE DEEP CAMEO SURFACES. ONLY 880 STRUCK.
$165,000.00

1898 MORGAN S$1 PR67 Deep Cameo

A FABULOUS DEEP MIRRORED COIN WITH VERY FROSTY DEVICES. ONLY 735 STRUCK.
$32,500.00