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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1886-O MORGAN S$1 MS64+ PCGS

GEM SATIN WHITE LUSTROUS SURFACES. JUST THREE COINS GRADED HIGHER. CAC.
$38,500.00

1886-O MORGAN S$1 MS65 PCGS

GEM WHITE LUSTROUS SURFACES. VERY WELL STRUCK. JUST A SINGLE MS65+ COIN GRADE HIGHER. A TRUE MORGAN DOLLAR RARITY IN THIS GRADE.
$275,000.00

1889-CC MORGAN S$1 MS61 PCGS

SATIN WHITE LUSTER. THE KING ON THE CARSON CITY MORGAN DOLLARS.
$38,500.00

1889-CC MORGAN S$1 MS64 DMPL PCGS

GEM WHITE DEEP MIRRORED SURFACES WITH CAMEO DEVICES. JUST A SINGLE PR64+DCAM GRADED HIGHER. AN AMAZING SPECIMEN OF THIS MORGAN DOLLAR KEY DATE.
$253,000.00

1890 MORGAN S$1 MS65 DMPL PCGS

GEM WHITE DEEP MIRRORED CAMEO PROOFLIKE. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$14,850.00

1890 MORGAN S$1 MS65 DMPL PCGS

GEM WHITE DEEP CAMEO. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$14,850.00

1890-O MORGAN S$1 MS65 DMPL PCGS

GEM WHITE DEEP CAMEO. JUST THREE GRADED HIGHER.
$8,250.00

1892-O MORGAN S$1 MS66 PCGS

GEM SURFACES WITH ORIGINAL ROLL END BLUE/AMBER PATINA AND SATIN WHITE REVERSE. JUST TWO COINS GRADED HIGHER.
$26,950.00

1892-S MORGAN S$1 MS61 NGC

VERY CHOICE, PREDOMINANTLY WHITE LUSTROUS SURFACES. VERY WELL STRUCK. KEY DATE TO THE MORGAN DOLLAR SERIES.
$66,000.00

1892-S MORGAN S$1 MS63+ CACG

WELL STRUCK WITH LIGHT AMBER BLUE TONING. ONE OF THE KEY DATES TO THE MORGAN DOLLAR COLLECTION IN MINT STATE CONDITION. CAC.
$175,000.00

1894-O MORGAN S$1 MS65 PCGS

GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES. LOVELY, LIGHT AMBER TONING WITH ELECTRIC BLUE PERIPHERAL TONING. ONLY TWO COINS GRADE HIGHER.
$55,000.00

1895-O MORGAN S$1 MS65 PCGS

GEM SURFACES WITH RADIANT ROSE/SEAGREEN PATINA. VIRTUALLY MARKFREE. ONE OF THE MAJOR KEY DATES TO THE MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR SERIES. CONDITION CENSUS. CAC.
$357,500.00

1897 MORGAN S$1 MS66 DMPL PCGS

GEM WHITE DEEP MIRRORED PROOFLIKE. TIED WITH TWO OTHER COINS FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$27,500.00

1897-O MORGAN S$1 MS65 PCGS

GEM SATIN WHITE SURFACES. VIRTUALLY MARKFREE. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES IN FOR THE MORGAN DOLLAR SET IN LOFTY GRADES.
$82,500.00

1900-S MORGAN S$1 MS67 PCGS

GEM, WELL STRUCK LUSTROUS SURFACES. GLORIOUS LIGHT AMBER PATINA CAUSED BY BEING RESTING IN AN ORIGINAL ROLL. THE REVERSE EXHIBITS BLAST WHITE LUSTROUS SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$45,000.00

1901 MORGAN S$1 PR68 PCGS

FABULOUS GEM PROOF WITH LIGHT GOLDISH GREEN COLOR. A TRUE MASTERPIECE. ONLY 813 STRUCK. TIED WITH A PR68CAM FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
$60,000.00

1901-S MORGAN S$1 MS66 DMPL PCGS

GEM PROOKLIKE SURFACES WITH FROSTY DEVICES. SOLE HIGHEST GRADE BY TWO FULL GRADES AT PCGS.
$63,250.00

1904 MORGAN S$1 PR67 PCGS

GEM BRILLIANT LUSTROUS PROOF. ONLY 650 STRUCK. JUST 4 PR67+ COINS GRADED HIGHER.
$34,650.00

1904 MORGAN S$1 PR67+ PCGS

GEM WATERCOLOR TONING LAID NICELY ON BRILLIANT LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONLY 650 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
$60,000.00

1904-S MORGAN S$1 MS66 PCGS

GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES WITH ELEGANT RUSTIC TONING. ONLY FOUR COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CAC.
$35,750.00

1904-S MORGAN S$1 MS66 PCGS

GEM WHITE LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONLY FIVE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$29,150.00