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1893-O SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7224, 7225, 97225

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 300,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans) below the center of the wreath on the reverse

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 9 MS-65's, is a single MS-66 Prooflike, and 2 MS-65 Deep Mirror Prooflikes.

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-66 Prooflike (illustrated above)
- Superior 1/2005:793

Auction appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6564, plated, unsold  From the Gary Wolkwitz Collection

PCGS MS-63.  Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June 5-7, 2000, Lot 1817 sold for $3,910.00 "to the book"

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6357, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6358, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8409, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 361, illustrated, sold for $3,910.00

NGC MS-62 PL.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 362, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6563, not illustrated, sold for $2,070.00

MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1133, not illustrated, sold for $1,495.00


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