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Obverse of 1882 Morgan Silver Dollar     Reverse of 1882 Morgan Silver Dollar


1882 SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7132, 7133, 97133, 7317

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 11,100,000
Proofs: 1,100

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

PCGS PR-67.  The September 19-20, 1999 "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, Lot 1585, sold for $8,740.00

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-67.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 2

NGC Proof-67 Deep Cameo.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6672, illustrated, sold for $25,300.00

PCGS Proof-65.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 2912, sold for $5,750.00

NGC Proof-64 Cameo.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 550, illustrated, not sold

NGC Proof-64 Cameo.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 366, sold for $2,415.00

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6268, illustrated, sold for $2,645.00  From the Alex Highland Collection 

Very Choice Brilliant Proof, Bright and Mirror-like.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1192, plated, sold for $1,265.00

Proof-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 92, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

PCGS MS-65 Deep Mirror Prooflike.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6272, illustrated, sold for $3,335.00

PCGS MS-65 DMPL.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 300, illustrated, not sold  From the Jack Lee Collection

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6271, not illustrated, sold for $345.00


PCGS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8252, not illustrated, sold for $333.50

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6415, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 678, sold for $195.50

Notes:
The 1882 Morgan Silver Dollar is readily obtainable in Mint State, even in Gem condition.  The most common Uncirculated grade is MS-63, followed closely by MS-64.  The finest examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-67's, 21 MS-65 Prooflikes, and a single MS-66 Deep Mirror Prooflike.

Proofs of this date are among the more common of the series.  The finest Proofs graded by PCGS are 5 PR-68s, 3 PRCA-66 Proof Cameos, and 2 PRDC-65 Proof Deep Cameos.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 
 

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