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1903-S Morgan Silver Dollar Obverse     1903-S Morgan Silver Dollar Reverse


1903-S SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7288, 7289

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,241,000
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

PCGS MS-64

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6656, illustrated, sold for $40,250.00  Purchased directly from the San Francisco Mint in October 1903 by John M. Clapp; Clapp Estate, 1942, to Louis Eliasberg, Sr.; Eliasberg Collection (Bowers and Merena, 4/97) lot 2321, where it realized $30,800.  From the Gary Wolkwitz Collection

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6403, illustrated, sold for $7,475.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6401, illustrated, sold for $5,290.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6402, illustrated, sold for $4,945.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 398, illustrated, not sold

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1159, illustrated, sold for $3,680.00

MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3760, illustrated, sold for $2,415.00

MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3761, illustrated, sold for $4,140.00

MS-61 PVC.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7032, not illustrated, sold for $2,357.50

NGC MS-60.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6400, not illustrated, sold for $2,530.00

AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5905, not illustrated, sold for $1,897.50

EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1041, not illustrated, sold for $402.00

ANACS EF-40.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8484, not illustrated, sold for $189.75

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's and 3 MS-64 Prooflikes.

The finest "Micro S" examples graded by PCGS are 3 AU-53's.

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