There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Opening Bid :
Current Bid:
Reserve Amount:

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) Buyer's Premium).


Notice: You are the current high bidder on this lot, but the next highest bid is within one increment. That means that any additional bids on this lot will outbid you. To increase your chances of winning, enter your highest maximum bid.

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) Buyer's Premium).

You are the current high bidder on this lot.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% has been outbid.

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% does not meet the reserve.

(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid does not meet the reserve.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Lot
8743

1892-S $1 MS63 PCGS. The 1892-S is one of those issues ...

2004 September Long Beach Signature Sale #355

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
View Similar Items Available Now
Make Offer:

The owner of this Item has been actively participating in the Make Offer to Owner program. Make Offer to Owner
Offers to date: $66,700 on September 10, 2013
Auction Ended On: Sep 11, 2004
Item Activity: 9 Internet/mail/phone bidders Number of Bidders
1,002 page views
Description:
Extremely Scarce 1892-S Morgan Dollar MS63
1892-S $1 MS63 PCGS. The 1892-S is one of those issues that makes collecting Morgan Dollars an intriguing experience. Despite a limited original mintage of 1.2 million coins, this date is not rare in an absolute sense. However, most survivors are worn, and quite extensively at that because even XF and AU coins are scarce in today's market. Uncirculated representatives are of the utmost rarity, and there does not appear to have ever been a time when this issue was common in grades above the Mint State threshold. When the San Francisco Mint dispersed bag after bag of Morgan Dollars in the 1940s and 1950s, no 1892-S examples were included. Likewise, the Treasury Department releases of the following decade yielded no '92-S Dollars. It is likely that many of the coins originally produced were placed into circulation during the 1890s. Those that were not remained in government holdings until destroyed at the end of World War I under the terms of the Pittman Act.
The present example presents a remarkably smooth sheen for the Select level of preservation. Liberty's cheek and neck, as well as the adjacent field areas, are particularly abrasion-free, and the strike is impressive with sharp, if not razor sharp definition in all areas. Rich antique-copper toning overlays both sides with splashes of steel-russet patina intermingled throughout. Certainly among the most noteworthy Morgan Dollar offerings in this sale. Population: 4 in 63, 21 finer (8/04).
From The Scottsville Collection of Morgan Dollars.(#7218) (Registry values: P8, N7079) (NGC ID# 255P, PCGS# 7218)

View all of [The Scottsville Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars ]
View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Coin/Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | PCGS Guarantee of Grade and Authenticity  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Guides and Pricing Information:

Bid Now on Items Just Like This One

Lot Bidding Ends Grade Service Current Bid
Auction 1204, Lot 5306 Thursday, April 24, 2014 MS63 NGC $32,500.00
View items up for auction that match this item in other grades.


Previous Prices from Heritage Auctions
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Price Guide
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Population Guide
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Find Auction Prices for Comparable Items:

Photographs:
Sign-in or Join (free & quick) to see the full image



FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
866,626
bidder-members
$933,827,689
sold in the last year
VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED
Only 2 days left to consign to the 2014 June 5 - 8 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!
Learn About Consigning With Us
Today, I stand gladdened and honored that your staff members worked as though the collection was their own to return to the world. Congratulations on a job well doneā€¦ strike that, add...for a job magnificently done.
J.M.
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
Take our 2014 Coin
and Currency Survey
Grand prize:
A Certified Uncirculated
1907 High Relief $20!*
Take the Survey
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 March 21 &  23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco
2014 March 21 & 23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco
REALIZED $4,375,539
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED SO FAR $15,013,226
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
REALIZED $305,199