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1881-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. MS-67 PL (PCGS).

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Stack's Bowers Auction March 2018 Baltimore U.S. Coins Auction Mar-2018 1881-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. MS-67 PL (PCGS). A simply delightful Superb Gem with frosty, fully impressed devices that appear to float atop deep pools of reflectivity in the fields. Fully untoned with exceptionally smooth surfaces in a survivor of this otherwise plentiful Carson City Mint issue, this is a beautiful coin in all regards that will please even the most discerning numismatist. After only the 1885-CC, the 1881-CC boasts the lowest mintage among Morgan dollars from the fabled Nevada branch mint. Nearly half of the mintage -- 147,485 coins out of 296,000 examples struck, or 49.6% to be precise -- remained in government holding until distributed to collectors through the various GSA sales of the 1970s. As a result, the 1881-CC is far more obtainable in Mint State than the mintage might imply, and it is actually one of the most common Carson City Mint dollars. With virtually pristine surfaces and superior eye appeal, however, this prooflike beauty is rare from a condition standpoint and represents a significant find in today's quality-conscious market. PCGS Population: just 2; 0 finer in this category. PCGS# 7127. NGC ID: 2547. Click here for certification details from PCGS.