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1894-S Morgan Silver Dollar Obverse     1894-S Morgan Silver Dollar Reverse


1894-S SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7232, 7233, 97233

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,260,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) below the center of the wreath on the reverse

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

NGC MS-64 Prooflike (illustrated above)

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6572, plated, sold for $9,775.00  From the Gary Wolkwitz Collection

NGC MS-65.  Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June 5-7, 2000, Lot 1824, sold for $4,370.00 "to the book"

PCGS MS-64 Prooflike.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8419, not illustrated, sold for $1,092.50

PCGS MS-64 Prooflike.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6573, plated, sold for $1,035.00  From the holdings of Andy Hansen

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8418, not illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8417, not illustrated, sold for $920.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6364, not illustrated, sold for $1,092.50

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 540, unsold

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 368, not illustrated, sold for $1,035.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated and approaching a Gem designation.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1403, plated, sold for $1,207.50

MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6992, not illustrated, not sold

MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6991, not illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8416, not illustrated, sold for $575.00

ANACS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 541, sold for $805.00

MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5830, not illustrated, sold for $575.00

MS-62 Prooflike.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5831, not illustrated, sold for $494.50

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 542, sold for $414.00

PCGS MS-61.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8415, not illustrated, sold for $437.00

MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 119, not illustrated, sold for $977.50

MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1138, not illustrated, sold for $425.50

MS-61, Lightly Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5829, not illustrated, sold for $373.75

MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1831, sold for $333.00

MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 2158, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

Brilliant Uncirculated with claims to Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1404, not plated, sold for $546.25

Brilliant Uncirculated or somewhat better.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1405, not plated, sold for $431.25

AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 2159, not illustrated, sold for $299.00

EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1014, not illustrated, sold for $288.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's, 2 MS-65 Prooflikes, and a single MS-64 Deep Mirror Prooflike.

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