1889-O $1 MS (PCGS# 7192)

2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach #1206

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    4674
  • Grade:
    MS65+
  • Price:
    $5,287.50
Lot Description
1889-O $1 MS65+ PCGS. The 1889-O Morgan was struck in large quantities, approaching 12 million coins. Plentiful examples exist through near-Gem, but the certified population drops significantly at the Gem level. The two major services have graded about 225 specimens in MS65 and fewer than 20 finer (4/14). This high-end Gem displays lustrous silver-gray surfaces that are better struck than typically encountered. In particular, the hair above Liberty's ear and the eagle's breast feathers exhibit partial detail instead of the usual flatness. A few minute marks do not disturb.
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