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Obverse of 1902-S Morgan Silver Dollar     Reverse of 1902-S Morgan Silver Dollar     


1902-S SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7282, 7283, 97283

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,530,000
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 Early American History Auctions

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-67.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 578, sold for $5,290.00  None finer

PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6647, illustrated, sold for $11,500.00  Purchased directly from the San Francisco Mint in October 1902 by J.M. Clapp; John H. Clapp; Clapp Estate, 1942, to Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr.; Eliasberg Collection (Bowers and Merena, 4/97), lot 2318, where it realized $11,000.  From the holdings of Andy Hansen

PCGS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8473, illustrated, not sold

PCGS  MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6646, illustrated, sold for $2,530.00 From the Gary Wolkwitz Collectioin

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 395, illustrated, sold for $2,530.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 2196, illustrated, sold for $2,645.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 558, illustrated, sold for $632.50

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8472, not illustrated, sold for $402.50

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8471, not illustrated, sold for $ 373.75

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6398, not illustrated, sold for $517.50

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 579, sold for $414.00

MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5851, not illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6644, not illustrated, sold for $414.00

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6397, not illustrated, sold for $264.50

ANACS MS-63.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 778, sold for $184.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6643, not illustrated, sold for $437.00

MS-61.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 2197, not illustrated, sold for $207.00

Brilliant Uncirculated and just on the cusp of a Choice designation.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1435, not plated, sold for $207.00

AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 2198, not illustrated, sold for $144.00

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 2199, not illustrated, sold for $132.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-67's, a single MS-65 Prooflike, and a single MS-62 Deep Mirror Prooflike.

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