Morgan Silver Dollar Values

Morgan silver dollar values are swinging upwards. Easily worth $20.02 each a notable hefty premium to silver content, these large and popular coins are always in demand.

Uncirculated Morgan Silver Dollar

A long running series, it abounds with many dates and varieties whose rarity commands far higher prices than the minimum $20.02 value.

From the ultra rare 1893-S that routinely auctions for more than $1,340. To more than a dozen dates and mintmarks worth a minimum close to $100 or greater. Morgan silver dollar values are definitely on the rise.

Finding a rare date, mintmark or variety is not the only way to a valuable discovery in your box of old coins. Collectors are always ready to add a nicer condition coin to their collection.

The uncirculated Morgan silver dollar pictured is an example of a highly desirable coin. Find one such as this and top dollar is routinely paid for these choice, better condition coins. See more about "condition" and how to "grade" your Morgan dollars below.

Morgan Silver Dollar Values and What Dealers Pay

The following chart shows clearly the wide range of Morgan silver dollar values from one date, grade and mintmark. Examine your coins closely.

Morgan Silver Dollar Values
1878-1921
 Condition of Coin
DateGoodFineExtremely
Fine
Uncirculated
  Morgan Silver Dollar Values 12/5/2016
1878 8TF $28.51 $32.35 $34.72 $128
1878 7/8TF $26.87 $28.51 $32.35 $90
1878 7TF $23.03 $28.51 $30.25 $51.78
1878 CC $81 $86 $115 $281
1878 S $23.03 $24.12 $30.25 $47.07
1879 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $39.71
1879 CC $110 $158 $640 $3,800
1879 O $23.03 $24.12 $28.51 $63.57
1879 S $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $37.56
1880 $20.74 $22.02 $24.12 $39.71
1880 CC $108 $135 $202 $378
1880 O $22.02 $23.03 $25.40 $63.57
1880 S $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1881 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $37.56
1881 CC $221 $239 $244 $348
1881 O $22.02 $22.02 $24.12 $36.61
1881 S $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1882 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $37.56
1882 CC $66 $81 $94 $143
1882 O $22.02 $22.02 $24.12 $37.56
1882 S $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $37.56
1883 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1883 CC $73 $85 $92 $136
1883 O $22.02 $23.03 $25.40 $36.61
1883 S $20.74 $24.12 $32.35 $871
1884 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1884 CC $81 $102 $113 $138
1884 O $22.02 $22.02 $24.12 $36.61
1884 S $20.74 $24.12 $41.67 Rare
1885 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1885 CC $342 $417 $428 $489
1885 O $22.02 $22.02 $24.12 $36.61
1885 S $20.74 $24.12 $41.67 $193
1886 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1886 O $22.02 $23.03 $32.35 $949
1886 S $30.25 $41.67 $85 $236
1887 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1887 O $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $51.78
1887 S $20.74 $24.12 $28.51 $106
1888 $20.74 $22.02 $24.12 $37.56
1888 O $22.02 $23.03 $24.12 $39.71
1888 S $66 $87 $106 $241
1889 $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $36.61
1889 CC $342 $583 $2,004 Rare
1889 O $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $151
1889 S $28.51 $41.67 $76 $175
1890 $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $37.56
1890 CC $72 $89 $110 $399
1890 O $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $56.08
1890 S $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $47.07
1891 $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $47.07
1891 CC $62 $97 $135 $408
1891 O $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $155
1891 S $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $51.78
1892 $25.40 $26.87 $34.72 $231
1892 CC $106 $148 $327 $1,034
1892 O $20.74 $25.40 $30.25 $190
1892 S $24.12 $30.25 $224 Rare
1893 $114 $134 $185 $665
1893 CC $160 $240 $992 $3,153
1893 O $100 $144 $310 $3,013
1893 S $1,358 $2,695 $5,601 Rare
1894 $436 $540 $756 $2,509
1894 O $28.51 $34.72 $76 $1,268
1894 S $32.35 $41.67 $134 $683
1895 O $146 $189 $378 Rare
1895 S $192 $304 $658 $3,258
1896 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1896 O $25.40 $26.87 $32.35 $1,236
1896 S $25.40 $26.87 $200 $1,952
1897 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1897 O $20.74 $24.12 $32.35 $832
1897 S $20.74 $24.12 $26.87 $47.07
1898 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1898 O $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1898 S $23.03 $26.87 $34.72 $207
1899 $86 $96 $99 $177
1899 O $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1899 S $25.40 $26.87 $41.67 $251
1900 $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1900 O $20.74 $20.74 $23.03 $36.61
1900 S $23.03 $26.87 $34.72 $204
1901 $23.03 $28.51 $90 $2,594
1901 O $22.02 $23.03 $24.12 $36.61
1901 S $24.12 $26.87 $41.67 $389
1902 $22.02 $25.40 $30.25 $39.71
1902 O $22.02 $22.02 $24.12 $37.56
1902 S $41.67 $85 $136 $326
1903 $26.87 $30.25 $32.35 $51.78
1903 O $168 $183 $264 $282
1903 S $41.67 $75 $331 $3,407
1904 $23.03 $25.40 $30.25 $63.57
1904 O $22.02 $25.40 $28.51 $37.56
1904 S $25.40 $30.25 $143 $2,109
1921 $20.02 $20.74 $23.03 $31.97
1921 D $20.02 $20.74 $23.03 $35.02
1921 S $20.02 $20.74 $23.03 $35.02

The above are wholesale Morgan Silver Dollar Values. Computed from dealer's price lists with various mark-up factors figured in. They reflect closely the value you would expect to receive when selling.

Variations in value do occur subject to subtle grading points, collector demands and dealer needs. For more background information, see how value listings in the Coin Value Guide are determined.

Although these are wholesale Morgan silver dollar values, realize your coins are very popular and in strong demand.


Morgan Silver Dollar Values are Conditional

These old dollars are inspected closely and evaluated for wear and overall condition. The process is known as "Grading" a coin. The condition and the resulting grade have a large impact on Morgan silver dollar values.

Here is an example. The 1903-S a scarce coin and when heavily worn worth $41.67 . Seldom found in higher grades and if you have one in "Extremely Fine" condition, the value rises to $265 or more. Quite a range in value.

Compare your coins to the grading images below. Focus on the hair above the forehead and the feathers on the wing. A moderately worn coin with about half the hair and feather detail is in "Fine" condition.

Morgan Silver Dollar Grading

The grading images deal with grades "Good" through "Extremely Fine" condition. Above these conditions are "Uncirculated" coins. Ones that have never circulated through commerce. Many subtle differences come into play and affect Morgan silver dollar values when grading uncirculated coins. Today there is help to sort though this grading challenge.

Collectors and dealers consider PCGS and NGC as leaders in coin grading services. Seek their advice. They both authenticate and grade your coin. The small fee you pay provides assurance you understand and receive the full value of your coin.

It is also helpful to know grading a coin is not an exact science. It is your opinion, dealers and collectors have their own opinions... and they can all differ slightly.

Check a few rare coin dealers listings, look for those offering Morgan silver dollars similar to yours. Their listings and prices usually include a notation of the NGC or PCGS assigned grade. Additionally, these coin dealers are potential buyers of your coins.

Silver Dollar Values and Mintmarks

Morgan Silver Dollar Mintmark Location

Each mintmark has an effect on values. The most notable, probably the most popular is the "CC" mintmark used by the Carson City mint. It always carries a premium value because of low production.

Five different mints produced Morgan dollars. Placing "mintmarks" on the reverse just below the eagle.

The San Francisco mint used an "S", the New Orleans mint an "O" and for one year in 1921 the Denver Mint identified by a "D", struck over twenty million silver Morgan Dollars. The main mint Philadelphia did not use a mintmark.

High Morgan Silver Dollar Values

What to do... sell, hold onto them, will they go up in value?

Consider your group of coins as the beginning of a coin collection. The start of an enjoyable and rewarding hobby. If that is not for you, one successful approach is to sell all your coins and use some of the proceeds to buy one nice rare coin. The one you were hoping to find in the box. A beautiful, blazing white Gem Morgan Silver Dollar. Pass the thrill of a rare coin on to your children.

Higher Morgan Silver Dollar Values in the Future

Walk into any coin shop, visit any dealer web site and you are sure to find listings of silver dollars. One of the most popular and collected coins. With a huge demand today the future is bright for continued rising values.

Check back and stay current with Morgan silver dollar values.


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