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Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the Week

Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar: Stack's Bowers Direct Coin of the Week

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Desirable Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar

1891-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. MS-65 (PCGS).


This is an exceptionally well-preserved, highly attractive example of a conditionally challenging Carson City Mint Morgan dollar issue. Sharply struck throughout, both sides are brilliant with subtle hints of golden toning and faint prooflike reflectivity in the fields. Silky smooth in appearance and a delight to behold, this coin will please even the most discerning numismatist.

Most 1891-CC dollars were paid out into circulation during the 1890s, continuing to 1910.

Historically, the 1891-CC is one of just a few Carson City Mint Morgan dollars that has been readily available ever since the year of issue. However, after 1962 to 1964, when it was found that few remained in Treasury Department hands in comparison to the large quantities of CC-Mint dollars from the early 1880s, the 1891-CC became scarce in a relative sense. The typical survivor grades no finer than MS-64 and in the MS-65, as here, the 1891-CC is a significant condition rarity worthy of serious consideration.

PCGS# 7206. NGC ID: 255H.



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Stack's Bowers Galleries conducts live, internet, and specialized auctions of rare U.S. and world coins and currency and ancient coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company's 90-year legacy includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable United States coin and currency collections to ever cross an auction block — The D. Brent Pogue Collection, The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Joel R. Anderson Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection, The Sydney F. Martin Collection, and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections include The Pinnacle Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Salton Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, and The Thos. H. Law Collection. The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California with galleries in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. Offices are also located in New Hampshire, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia, Hong Kong, Paris, and Vancouver.

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