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Coins Certified as of 8/30

My Coin #06640727

1879 $1, DM MS65DM

CERTIFICATION#: 06640727
PCGS#: 97085

Owner's Comments

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Expert Comments

Ron Guth: In 1879, the U.S, Mint at Philadelphia made three different Dollar coins: Morgan Dollars; Trade Dollars (Proof-only); and Gold Dollars.  Among the Morgan Dollars, the 1879 is popular because it is easy to obtain in all grades, including Gem condition.  This date even shows up in MS67, though very infrequently. 

Prooflike and Deep Prooflike 1879 Morgan Dollars are actually quite scarce and they represent just a small percentage of the total population.  Deep Mirror Prooflike examples are almost twice as rare as Prooflikes.

The strike quality of this date is usually excellent.

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters Designer: George T. Morgan Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 14,806,000 Weight: 26.73 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 2,000 R-4.6 84 / 117 TIE 84 / 117 TIE
60 or Better 2,000 R-4.6 84 / 117 TIE 84 / 117 TIE
65 or Better 25 R-9.0 37 / 117 TIE 37 / 117 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66DMPL PCGS grade  
2 MS65DMPL PCGS grade
2 MS65DMPL PCGS grade
2 MS65DMPL PCGS grade  
2 MS65DMPL PCGS grade