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Coins Certified as of 2/10

Carson City Morgan Dollars, Circulation Strikes (1878-1893): Sunnywood's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" Toned CC Set

Sunnywood's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" Toned CC Set - 38th

Current Statistics
Rank 38
Weighted GPA 64.680
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 64.680
Retired Statistics (12/8/2009)
Rank 41
Weighted GPA 64.680
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 64.680
Sunnywood's Sets

About this set: What is it about the CC cartwheels that has inspired so much interest? The Carson City Morgans have always been an alluring group, rich with history and great fun to collect. Many of them came to the public through the GSA releases, and some of those coins exhibited distinctive rainbow bag toning, often with a matte finish, and sometimes with untoned speckles scattered across the toned areas. Other examples have creamy luster. Interestingly, only one 1889-CC was found in all the GSA releases, but it is not a particularly attractive coin. Finding a nice original toned '89-CC is nearly impossible! By contrast, we are particularly pleased with the beautiful '79-CC in this set. This group is a subset of Sunnywood's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" Collection.

Sunnywood's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" Toned CC Set
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePCGS No. PopPCGS No. Pop HigherTotal PopTotal Pop HigherOwner's Comments
70801878-CC$1MS662963131031The unusual patchwork of green and rose colors on this coin are likely the ...
70861879-CC$1MS65981011813An important date that is rarely found with beautiful toning, this coin fea...
71001880-CC$1MS668291201060164A beautiful example of crescent rainbow bag toning, which is the result of ...
71261881-CC$1MS6614733411557345A monster bag-toned example of this classic date from the GSA sales of Cqar...
71341882-CC$1MS6612881931460203Classic rainbow bag toning graces the obverse of this Carson City dollar. ...
71441883-CC$1MS671921620216This superb gem CC dollar features strong coral and peach toning covering m...
71521884-CC$1MS6616953051935313This is a really beautiful rainbow-toned CC dollar, whose rainbow palette i...
71601885-CC$1MS6611111911218207A spectacular '85-CC, this coin features 100% obverse rainbow bag toning wi...
71901889-CC$1MS6297127185231One of the "big five" toughest dates in the series, the 1889-CC is generall...
71981890-CC$1MS653263337136Along with the Carson City issues of 1889 and 1893, the 1890-CC is quite di...
72061891-CC$1MS656085864062An attractive CC dollar toned with early sunset hues. Careful study reveal...
72141892-CC$1MS66275275This is a simply superb example of this tough late Carson City issue. Alth...
72221893-CC$1MS6311006241125628This is not the highest-graded '93-CC that we could find, but the multi-col...