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1898-O SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7254, 7255, 97255

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,400,000
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

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66 DMPL.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6603, not illustrated, sold for $2,185.00  From the Fred Firestone Collection

PCGS MS-66 DMPL.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 379, illustrated, sold for $1,725.00

NGC MS-66.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3731, not illustrated, sold for $189.75

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6378, not illustrated, sold for $230.00

NGC MS-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 564, sold for $253.00

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1411, not plated, sold for $103.50

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 766, sold for $230.00

MS-64 Prooflike.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1833, sold for $28.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 63 MS-67's, a single MS-67 Prooflike, and a single MS-68 Deep Mirror Prooflike.

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