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    1896-O Morgan Dollar, MS63
    Seldom Hoarded

    1896-O $1 MS63 PCGS. There are many low-mintage dates that are plentiful in high grades due to long term storage in the U.S. Treasury. There are also a few high-mintage issues that are rare in high grades for exactly the opposite reason. Nearly 5 million 1896-O Morgan dollars were minted, but most of those coins entered circulation. Today, the average certified grade is less than 55, and any Mint State piece that is finer than the present specimen is a major rarity, as PCGS has only certified 29 pieces in MS64 or finer grades. This example is fully brilliant with typical design weakness, but with exceptional surfaces and luster.(Registry values: P9, N2998) (NGC ID# 27ZU, PCGS# 7242)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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