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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1891-S MORGAN S$1 MS65 DMPL

GEM WHITE DEEP CAMEO. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$13,500.00

1893 MORGAN S$1 MS65+

GEM SATIN WHITE. ONLY 6 HIGHER AT PCGS.
$10,500.00

1893 MORGAN S$1 PR68

GEM *QUALITY PROOF. RADIANT ROSE/TEAL COLORS. ONLY 792 STRUCK.
$29,950.00

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 VIRUALLY WHITE AND WELL STRUCK SURFACES. THE KING OF THE MORGAN DOLLAR SERIES.
$295,000.00

1894 MORGAN S$1 PR67 Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. ONLY 972 STRUCK.
$25,000.00

1894-O MORGAN S$1 MS64+

GLORIOUS COLOR. CAC.
$13,950.00

1895 MORGAN S$1 PR64 Cameo

VERY CHOICE CAMEO WITH MIRRORED SURFACES DEVOID OF HAIRLINES. ONLY 880 STRUCK.
$69,500.00

1895 MORGAN S$1 PR67 Deep Cameo

GEM DEEP MIRRORED SURFACES. PROOF ONLY ISSUE WITH JUST 880 STRUCK. ONLY TWO COINS GRADE HIGHER AT PCGS.
$239,500.00

1895-O MORGAN S$1 MS61

WHITE SATIN SURFACES. WELL STRUCK.
$18,500.00

1895-S MORGAN S$1 MS65 Proof Like

GEM WHITE, PROOF-LIKE. JUST 1 MS65+ GRADED HIGHER AT NGC. ELIASBERG PEDIGREE.
$29,500.00

1896-O MORGAN S$1 MS64

GEM SATIN WHITE SURFACES. FULLY STRUCK. AS NICE AS THIS DATE COMES WITHOUT SPENDING $100+k. ONLY 3 COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$44,500.00

1896-O MORGAN S$1 MS64

WELL STRUCK AND LUSTROUS. JUST 3 COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$39,950.00

1897-O MORGAN S$1 MS64

VERY CHOICE, SATIN WHITE SURFACES.
$13,500.00

1898 MORGAN S$1 PR67 Deep Cameo

A FABULOUS DEEP MIRRORED COIN WITH VERY FROSTY DEVICES. ONLY 735 STRUCK.
$29,950.00

1898 MORGAN S$1 PR67 Deep Cameo

GEM WHITE DEEP CAMEO. ONLY 735 STRUCK.
$32,500.00

1898 MORGAN S$1 PR67+ Deep Cameo

GEM FLASHY WHITE, DEEP MIRRORED PROOFLIKE. ONLY 735 STRUCK. CAC.
$47,500.00

1901-S MORGAN S$1 MS66

GEM FULL STRIKE. JUST 8 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$7,500.00

1903-S MORGAN S$1 MS66

GEM SATIN WHITE LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$19,950.00

1904 MORGAN S$1 MS65

GEM SATIN WHITE.
$1,595.00