Coin Values Moving with Precious Metals: Up-Dated 1/20/2020: Gold $1561 | Silver $18.07
Morgan Silver Dollar Values
Morgan silver dollar values are swinging upwards. Easily worth $16.49
each a notable hefty premium to silver content, these large and popular coins are always in demand.
A long running series, it abounds with many dates and varieties whose rarity commands far higher prices than the minimum $16.49
From the ultra rare 1893-S that routinely auctions for more than $1,420. To more than a dozen dates and mintmarks worth a minimum close to $130 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.
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
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 $34.33
. Seldom found in higher grades and if you have one in "Extremely Fine" condition, the value rises to $325 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.
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.
In depth video Grading Morgan Silver Dollars | Video details a step by step process to judge condition of these old silver dollars and importantly assign an accurate grade.
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.
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.
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
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.
Date by Date
In Depth Morgan Silver Dollar Value
1878 to 1921
Video | Grading Morgan Silver Dollars
An accurate grade of silver dollars is needed to place an accurate value on the coin. How to grade Morgan silver dollars follows a process judging the surface of the coin, comparing it to the video, images and descriptions.
Silver Dollar Values | Remarkable
Coin values spanning 140 years. Discover the many rare dates, mintmarks and varieties. Next, "Grading" Images to evaluate the condition of your coins and find the true value of your silver dollars. From early dollars in 1794 to the Liberty Seated variety 1840-1873. Next the ever popular Morgan Dollar to the Peace Dollars ending in 1935.
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★Coin Values Discovery... finds Morgan Silver Dollar Values and...
All old US coin values. It is an excellent index with images and text links to all coin series, from Cents to Gold. Value charts, grading images and descriptions uncover how much your box of old coins is worth.
Print the Coin Values Worksheet to list your Morgan silver dollars and record their values. Should you decide to sell... use the worksheet as an invoice and packing slip when sending coins through the mail to dealers. It indicates you have done your coin values homework.