United States 1884-S Morgan Dollar

United States 1884-S Morgan Dollar

By 1884, the San Francisco Mint was clearly run low on space to store millions of unneeded silver cartwheels. As a result, the 1884-S...
High Grade 1795 Three Leaves Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

High Grade 1795 Three Leaves Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Biding is now live on Greatcollections.com for a high-grade 1795 Three Leaves silver dollar with exceptional provenance. This coin is graded as MS 64...
The New Orleans Mint: Part 3

The New Orleans Mint: Part 3

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 * * * The New Orleans Mint was the only Southern mint reopened...
Whitman Debuts 7th Edition of Q. David Bowers’ Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars

Whitman Debuts 7th Edition of Q. David Bowers’ Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars

Whitman Publishing will release the newly expanded and updated seventh edition of A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars, by Q. David Bowers, for...
NGC Counterfeit Coin Detection: Altered 1893 Morgan Dollar

NGC Counterfeit Coin Detection: Altered 1893 Morgan Dollar

A mintmark was added to this silver coin to make it look like a valuable Carson City example   By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   As Morgan...
1795 Dollar Pedigreed to the Historic Eliasberg Collection Offered by GreatCollections

1795 Dollar Pedigreed to the Historic Eliasberg Collection Offered by GreatCollections

Bidding is now live on Greatcollections.com for a high-grade 1795 Three Leaves Flowing Hair silver dollar with exceptional provenance. This coin is graded as...
Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1880-CC Morgan Dollar

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1880-CC Morgan Dollar

This fake is mostly copper, but even if you didn’t know that, there are other red flags   By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   The 1880-CC Morgan...
The New Orleans Mint: Part 1 - PCGS

The New Orleans Mint: Part 1

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 * * * In this three-part series on the New Orleans Mint, I’ll...
CoinWeek IQ: United States 1887-S Morgan Dollar

CoinWeek IQ: United States 1887-S Morgan Dollar

The 1887-S Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the San Francisco branch...
GreatCollections Offers Rare Chance for High Gem Prooflike 1882-S Morgan Dollar

GreatCollections Offers Rare Chance for High Gem Prooflike 1882-S Morgan Dollar

Biding is live on Greatcollections.com for a stunning proof-like 1882-S Morgan dollar. Graded as MS 67+ by PCGS and having earned a Green CAC...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 1973-S "Blue Ike" Eisenhower Dollar on Clad Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1973-S “Blue Ike” Eisenhower Dollar on Clad Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Eisenhower Dollar "Blue Ike" Struck on a Clad Planchet 22.3 grams (Should be on a 40% Silver Planchet) PCGS...
Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Modern Proof coins that were struck at the San Francisco Mint, as most Proof coinage has been since 1968, normally...
United States 1887-O Morgan Dollar

United States 1887-O Morgan Dollar

The 1887-O Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the New Orleans branch...
The 1964 Peace Dollar That Never Was

The 1964 Peace Dollar That Never Was

By Blanchard & Company ......   In 1965 the United States Mint melted 316,076 silver Peace dollar coins that never reached circulation. These coins were the...
Rainbow-Toned Morgan Dollars

Rainbow-Toned Morgan Dollars

By Kyle Clifford Knapp for PCGS ......   An 1881-S Morgan Dollar graded PCGS MS67+ and bearing a price guide value of $1,100 realized $19,387 USD....
The 1888 Morgan Dollar: Key Varieties & Prices

The 1888 Morgan Dollar: Key Varieties & Prices

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   The 1888 Morgan silver dollar is best known for its interesting die varieties. For collectors of rare varieties...

Collecting Morgan Dollars: An Overview

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics....
Competitive Bids for Gem 1895-O Morgan Dollar - Auction Ends Sunday.

Competitive Bids for Gem 1895-O Morgan Dollar – Auction Ends Sunday.

Up for sale in GreatCollections’ current auction is a very high-quality 1895-O Morgan dollar. Graded MS65 by PCGS and certified by CAC, this is...
Treasury Announces Ventris Gibson as Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint

New U.S. Mint Director, 2023 Silver Dollars, and Other Coin News

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   On June 15 the entire U.S. Senate approved Ventris C. Gibson to be the 40th Director of the United States...
Chopmarked US Trade Dollars in the Current Coin Market

Chopmarked US Trade Dollars in the Current Coin Market

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   By the late 1800s, New World silver had been flowing into China for hundreds of years. When Spain conquered...
Two Dramatic U.S. Mint Error Coins in the News

Two Dramatic U.S. Mint Error Coins in the News

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Recently, two important and unique United States Mint error coins – a very rare off-center Carson City Morgan silver dollar...
Let's Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

Let’s Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted coin expert Russ Augustin (AU Capital Management/RARCOA) joins Charles Morgan to discuss the...

Numismatic History – The GSA CC Morgan Silver Dollar Coin Hoard

Veteran numismatists may remember the great rush on Morgan Silver Dollars that occurred during the early 1960s. For generations these coins had laid undisturbed...
GreatCollections Offers Rare Key Date Morgan

GreatCollections Offers Rare Key Date Morgan

Collectors of Morgan dollars should be aware that GreatCollections is currently auctioning a fine example of the "King" of the series. This 1893-S Morgan...
Trade Dollars: A Great Success Abroad But Not at Home

Trade Dollars: A Great Success Abroad But Not at Home

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the 1850s, as a result of the discovery of large gold deposits in Australia and the Western United States,...
Unusual PCGS Prototype Holder Offered by GreatCollections

Unusual PCGS Prototype Holder Offered by GreatCollections

In a highly interesting auction, GreatCollections is offering collectors a potentially once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a milestone piece of PCGS history. This fascinating prototype...
United States 2018 World War I Army Veterans Centennial Silver $1 Commemorative Coin

United States 2018 World War I Army Veterans Centennial Silver $1 Commemorative Coin

It was the "War to End All Wars". When the United States entered the conflict on April 6, 1917, World War I had been raging...
1921: A Year of Many Key and Semi-Key Coins

1921: A Year of Many Key and Semi-Key Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   We recently discussed what an unusual year 1922 was in the history of U.S. coinage, but 1921 was also a...
Strong Results for Legend Regency Auction 51 Early Dollar, Pattern Collections

Strong Results for Legend Regency Auction 51 Early Dollar, Pattern Collections

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ (LRCA) Regency 51, featuring the first parts of the Dale Friend Collection and Glorious Patterns Collection, took place on the...
United States Dollars - Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

United States Dollars – Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

The suspension of silver dollar production was lifted in 1831 under United States Mint Director Samuel Moore, enabling the resumption of the mintage of...