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Obverse of 1902 Morgan Silver Dollar     Reverse of 1902 Morgan Silver Dollar


1902 SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7278, 7279, 7337

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 7,994,000
Proofs: 777

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) below the center of the wreath on the reverse

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 16 MS-67's and 5 MS-66 Prooflikes.  PCGS has graded no Deep Mirror Prooflike 1902 Silver Dollars.

Proof 1902 Morgan Silver Dollars appear most often in PR-64 condition, but finer examples are available, although they are tough to find.  A single PR-68 is the finest example graded by PCGS.  PCGS has graded no Cameo or Deep Cameo Proof 1902 Silver Dollars.

Significant examples:
NGC Proof-68.  Ex - Jack Lee collection - Bowers & Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 536, illustrated, sold for $17,250.00

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-67.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 557, illustrated, not sold  From the Philadelphia Family Collection

PCGS Proof-65 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 403, sold for $5,750.00

PCGS Proof 63.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3752, not illustrated, sold for $1,782.50

Brilliant Proof, Brightly Mirror-like.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1212, plated, sold for $920.00

Proof-60+.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1037, not illustrated, sold for $707.00

NGC MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6640, illustrated, sold for $3,565.00

PCGS MS-66 PL.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 393, illustrated, sold for $4,830.00  From the Jack Lee Collection

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3753, illustrated, sold for $575.00

PCGS MS-66.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8470, not illustrated, sold for $776.25

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6639, not illustrated, sold for $1,207.50

NGC MS-65 PL.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 126, not illustrated, sold for $1,092.50

NGC MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8468, not illustrated, sold for $310.50

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6395, not illustrated, sold for $310.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6396, not illustrated, sold for $661.25

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6638, not illustrated, sold for $402.50

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 634, not plated, sold for $287.50

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 635, not plated, sold for $97.75

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 636, not plated, sold for $126.50

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 637, not plated, sold for $126.50

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 638, not plated, sold for $155.25

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 639, not plated, sold for $155.25

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

 
 

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