1893-CC $1 MS (PCGS# 7222)
The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money
Lot Number: 4383
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Both sides are toned deep aqua-blue in the fields with the balance a rich shade of lilac and rose-russet. The surfaces are appealing and close examination finds little more than minor bag nicks and scuffs. When examined under a light, the colors flash and the reflectivity of the fields is apparent. Although available for a price at this grade level, any finer and the 1893-CC Morgan dollar becomes a great condition rarity. PCGSonly records 34 grading events finer than the present coin, and just one above Mint State-65. Struck in the final year of operation of the Carson City Mint, and one of the most sought-after issues by collectors.