Morgan and Peace Dollars

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There are 30 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on January 3, 2021

Photo Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Morgan Dollars
Morgan $1 1878 1878
8 Tail Feathers

Gem $1385 8 Tail Feathers, VAM-21, Flashy Cartwheel Luster, Rose Gold and Peripheral Blue Toning, Spectacular Eye Appeal, Osprey Collection . VAM-21. A gem dual sided toned Morgan dollar and better 8 Tail Feather variety for initial year of production. Accurately graded at the MS65 level with flashy cartwheel luster. Both obverse and reverse are covered with a transparent rose/gold patina along with a sky blue arc at the lower rim. This piece provides an alternative collecting option rather than the common blast white examples on the market. The MS65 grade level is the last "collector" grade for many since guide prices jump from $1450 to $6750 at the MS66 grade level. GFRC asking price is below the PCGS MS65 price guide for a lovely toner example. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. Another top quality offering from the Osprey Collection.
Morgan $1 1878 1878
Choice $1050 VAM-19 Double Date, Proof Like, Watery Mirrors, Brilliant Reflective Luster, Osprey Collection. A magnificent proof like strike is not your run of the mill 1878 8TF offering. We start with a cool VAM-19 Double Date die variety coupled with awesome watery mirrors that generate brilliant reflective luster. The mirrors are quite pleasing and begin to approach the DMPL requirements. Eye appeal of a gem example if not for a trace of field chatter in front of Liberty's face and a few micro lines so typical on mirrored surfaces. Of course, any field abrasions are amplified on proof like coinage. Surfaces are untoned but still are unquestionably original. Housed in new large font NGC holder with VAM-19 designation on label.
Morgan $1 1878-7/8 1878-7/8

Choice $200 Choice Original, Watch Hill Collection. This is a popular variety within the Morgan series. Bowers theorizes that a number of 1878 reverse dies were overpunched with a 7 tail feathers hub, creating traces of under feathers above the bow. Regardless of the cause, examples command a premium, more so at MS levels. This piece exhibits frosty luster, more consistent with an MS64 example, over medium gray surfaces. Touches of evergreen and russet are seen here and there. Housed in a newer NGC holder with edge view insert and CAC approval. CDN retail price guide is $228.
Morgan $1 18787TF 1878-7TF
Reverse of 1879

Gem $1400 Gem Original, Watch Hill Collection. This variety, with the slanted top arrow feather, is the more desirable type for this issue and is listed in the Red Book as the "third reverse." Values are similar to other types in circulated grades but rapidly separate at the MS level. Intense, crisp, frosty luster with dancing cartwheels hosts a thick layer of electric red, maroon, and navy on the obverse, while the reverse is completely brilliant. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder.
Morgan $1 1878CC 1878-CC

Choice $950 Choice Original, Watch Hill Collection. The face of Liberty reveals an artist's palette, mixing maroon, violet-red, blue-green, and gold shades. The obverse field toning is navy and aqua, delivering solid eye appeal. The reverse is untoned and exhibits partially mirrored fields. Overall luster is reflective, with swirling cartwheels. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval. CDN retail price guide for CAC examples is $533.
Morgan $1 1878CC 1878-CC

Original $775 55 Degree Clockwise Rotated Reverse, Brilliant Frosty Luster, Accurately Graded, Murphys Collection. GFRC has been offering lower circulated graded examples of the 1878-CC Rotated Reverse Morgan dollar. The Murphys Collection is back with an important Mint State specimen with bold 55 degree clockwise reverse rotation. Frosty luster is brilliant with vibrant cartwheels. Obverse field and cheek chatter are consistent with the assigned grade. An offering is that really high on the cool scale for those who are interested in mint errors including rotated reverse. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with full attribution on the blue label. This label reads, "1878-CC Mint Error, PCGS MS62, 55 Degree CW Rot. Rev."
Morgan $1 1879S 1879-S

Choice HOLD
Crusty Choice Original Surfaces, Vibrant Reflective Cartwheel Luster, Pastel Rose, Gold and Blue Patina, Accurately Graded, Gansu Collection. Housed in older PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Another offering from the Gansu Collection that was assembled by Gerry Fortin for China client during the 2011-2012 timeframe. Now the collection is being repatriated to the U.S.
Morgan $1 1880S 1880-S
MS65PL NGC Fatty

Gem $550 Gem Original, Watch Hill Collection. Strongly prooflike fields offer exceptional contrast with the heavily frosted devices, and the visual appealing is compelling. The frost extends to portions of the legend as well, and the resemblance to a cameo proof strike is easily evident. The rims exhibit russet toning, more intensely on the reverse. Housed in a NGC Gen 3.0 (1988-1989) Fatty holder with embossed reverse NGC logo. CDN retail is $169, but, for an arresting example such as this, that is just the starting point.
Morgan $1 1881S 1881-S
MS63 raw

Choice $65 Choice Original, Light Obverse Toning, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Gansu Collection. A lovely 1881-S Morgan dollar with plenty of frosty cartwheel luster. From the Gansu Collection. Gansu is a collection assembed by Gerry Fortin during the 2010-2012 timeframe for a Chinese client. Now the coins are being repatriated to U.S. in liu of an collecting objective. Please help with a purchase.
Morgan $1 1884S 1884-S
EF45 raw

Choice $95 Cjhoice Original, Residual Luster, Accurately Graded. A scarce San Francisco date that becomes pricey in AU50 or better. This example offers crisp original appearance with residual luster.
Morgan $1 1884S 1884-S
EF45 raw

Original $75 Better Date, Original Gray Patina, Verdigris on Upper Reverse.
Morgan $1 1885 1885

Original $185 Aquamarine, Rose and Blue Colors, Accurately Graded. A lovely toner Morgan priced as a reasonable value for the pretty toning. Obverse is mostly aquamarine while the reverse is covered with rose and blue patina. Housed in 2013 generation PCGS holder.
Morgan $1 1887S 1887-S

Choice $750 Choice Original, Watch Hill Collection. This piece is close to fully prooflike, with Liberty not quite frosty enough to qualify for the designation. Highly active cartwheels bounce off mirrored surfaces, untoned with just a touch of burgundy at the rims. The reverse reveals sharp contrast between the eagle and surrounding fields, and the eye appeal is strong. Housed in a PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder.
Morgan $1 1889O 1889-O

Choice $1100 Choice Original, Watch Hill Collection. While most Morgans exist in ample quantities, condition rarity is a theme that runs through the series. The 1889-O dollar becomes considerably scarce at the gem uncirculated level, and this piece is just on the cusp, a mere half a grade removed, with CAC approval on top of that. The surfaces reveal a classic frosty look with swirling cartwheels. Outside of a few hints of tan at the rims, this piece is untoned. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval. CDN retail value for a CAC-approved example is $897 in MS64, and $5,620 in MS65.
Morgan $1 1890O 1890-O

Choice $250 Choice Original, Watch Hill Collection. Frosty surfaces host powder blue hues on the obverse, with lilac hints, while the reverse exhibits golden-gray shades. Rims on both sides are more deeply toned. Feather detail is somewhat soft, as typical for this issue. Luster is ample, consistent with the grade. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder. The CDN retail guide is $286.
Morgan $1 1892S 1892-S
EF40 raw

Choice $250 Steely Gray Fields, Residual Luster, Choice Surfaces, Conservatively Graded. GFRC office cleaning in the raw boxes revealed this choice 1892-S Morgan dollar that was just lounging around. Under a light source, the steely fields still exhibit much original luster. Conservatively graded as some might call EF45. Ideal for a Dansco album collection.
Morgan $1 1894 1894

Choice $1150 Choice Original, Watch Hill Collection. With only 110,000 pieces struck, the 1894 is a key coin in the Philadelphia Morgan dollar set. Indeed, this is the lowest business-strike mintage in the entire series, apart from the 1893-S. This example is silver and gray, with tan and slate shades in the protected areas. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.3 (2005) holder with CAC approval. CDN retail value is $1,060. With uncirculated examples starting north of $3,000 and quickly escalating from there, this is a natural choice for a high-grade Morgan set.
Morgan $1 1897O 1897-O
EF45 raw

Original $65 Original, Olive Gray Patina, Scarce Date. A strictly original example with light olive gray patina throughout obverse and reverse. 1897 New Orleans date pricing ramps quickly in AU or better with problem free EF examples being scarce. Conservative grading as always on Morgan dollars.
Morgan $1 1897O 1897-O
EF45 raw

Original $45 Scarce Grade For Date, Light Gray Toning, One Reverse Line, Accurately Graded.
Morgan $1 1898S 1898-S

Choice $450 Choice Original, Light Olive-Gray Cartwheel Luster, Eye Appeal and Accurately Graded. Ex. Iowa Collection. It is always a pleasure to handle nicely toned Morgan dollars as blast white examples are omnipresent in the market. Might I introduce this lovely 1898 San Francisco strike by noting quality typical of the Iowa Collection pedigree? CAC approval validates what is seen during in hand and bright inspection. The transparent olive-aquamarine gray patina, as seen in the GFRC images, melts away when exposed to a bright light. Flashy cartwheel luster is exposed and pleasing. Cheek is quite clean for the assigned grade with stronger luster pushing the grade upward. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval. CDN retail value is $520.
Morgan $1 1900 1900

Gem $400 Gem Original, Dual Sided Toning, Cartwheel Luster, Eye Appeal. This PQ example exhibits attractive toning, with blush red centers surrounded by blue-green rims. Surfaces are partially mirrored and the active cartwheel is vibrant. A new reverse hub was introduced in 1900 with less articulated feathers, and in-hand comparison with a pre-1900 example will be instructive. Housed in a PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval. CDN retail guide in MS65 CAC is $176.
Morgan $1 1900S 1900-S

Choice $1000 Choice Original, Watch Hill Collection. Partially mirrored surfaces, so close to fully prooflike, host dancing cartwheels. All coins exist on a continuum, and, even without a DMPL designation, this coin is clearly on the spectrum, exhibiting the characteristic "black and white" look when tilted. Untoned, with the exception of a couple smoky areas at the obverse rim. Housed in a PCGS Gen 4.6 (2013-2014) holder with CAC approval. CDN retail value is $748 in MS64 CAC, and $1,560 in MS65 CAC.
Morgan $1 1902 1902

Gem $400 Gem Original, Watch Hill Collection. Frosty luster highlights an aqua center on the obverse, while the reverse is uniformly tan and olive with deeper shades at the rim. The photograph does not fully convey the flashiness of "5 luster," which is plainly evident when examined in-hand. This issue is somewhat challenging at the gem uncirculated level, and more desirable than a "type" coin. Housed in a PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval. The CDN retail value is $422 in MS65 CAC.
Morgan $1 1902O 1902-O

Choice $165 Dual Sided Toner, Steely Reflective Luster, Fully Choice and Pretty, Nevada Collection. Purchasing toner Morgans is like buying art. Collectors buy what catches their eye in term of beautiful toning. Luster also plays an important role with color activation. This new Nevada Collection offering has my eye and appears better than the assigned MS64 grade. Luster is steely and reflective. Coloring is center rose surrounded by an aquamarine-blue ring at the stars. The reverse orange-rose patina allows most of the luster to radiate through. Minimally abraded at the certified grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005- 2011) holder.
Morgan $1 1903 1903

Choice $210 GFRC Summer FUN Show Trip New Item - Santa Fe Collection. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. Full descriptions after returning Maine office. This piece will be in Summer FUN cases unless reserved.
Morgan $1 1904O 1904-O

Choice $235 Near Gem Original, Rose/Aquamarine Patina, Cartwheel Luster. A wonderful dual sided toned Morgan on a bit better date. Bold cartwheel luster coupled with bullseye toning produce spectacular eye appeal. Let's start with the obverse; light rose center that quickly transitions to aquamarine during in hand viewing. The reverse is similar but with more golden hues. Placing this dollar under bright light is a lot of fun. The aquamarine shifts to sky blue with a bold gold ring between legends at the rim. This piece offers MS65 eye appeal but is grade limited by a few tiny ticks that require a 10x loupe to locate. Housed in new 2015 style PCGS holder. The lighter reverse area between 9:00 and 12:00 is typical lighting reflections during photography. This Morgan offers consistent toning on obverse and reverse.
Morgan $1 1904O 1904-O

Original $125 Dual Sided Morgan Toner, Frosty Cartwheels, Light Rose with Peripheral Blues, Nevada Collection. Frosty luster is most pleasing and nicely decorates the light rose and peripheral blues on this 1904 New Orleans Morgan. Accurately graded with eye catching reverse coloring. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005- 2011) holder.
Peace Dollars
Peace $1 1922 1922

Choice $165 Beautifully Toned Reverse, Choice Original Surfaces, Nevada Collection. One does not often see Peace dollars with beautiful one sided toning. The Nevada Collection is releasing a special example with orange-gold and aquamarine patina through the reverse. Obverse toning is faint aquamarine-gold. Brilliant frosty luster on both sides is consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder. Hurry on this offering as I suspect it will not last long on the price list.
Peace $1 1924S 1924-S

Original $120 Price Reduction October 12, 2019 - Original, Toned, Twin Lakes Collection.. A better-date Peace dollar, and prized at the uncirculated level. Bowers notes that these were represented in the Treasury hoard releases in smaller quantities than other issues. This example has light beige obverse "skin" and a silver-toned reverse. Occasional crust is seen in protected areas such as the eagle's primary feathers and the legend. A quality AU58 set offering from the Twin Lakes Collection.
Peace $1 1926 1926

Choice $95 Choice Original, Light Golden Patina, Accurately Graded. This slight better date Peace dollar is obvious original with a light coating of gold patina. Liberty's cheek and overall surfaces are blemish free for the assigned grade. For collectors who wish to take on a different numismatic challenge. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder.
Peace $1 1926D 1926-D

Gem $15500 Superb Gem, Frosty Luster, Satin Texture, Fully Struck, Osprey Collection. A superb gem 1926-D Peace dollar that is sharply struck along with exceptional eye appeal. Frosty luster boldly uniform with a pleasing satin texture. Light iridescent toning can be seen with a glass. Device details are bold and exact with their definition. Surfaces are amazingly well preserved. An offering for the sophisticated collector building a top set of Peace dollars. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 holder with CAC approval. The Osprey Collection locates yet another magnificent inventory offering for GFRC customers.
Peace $1 1926D 1926-D
MS64 raw

Original HOLD
Beautiful Light Pastel Toning, Frosty Cartwheel Luster, Well Struck, Gansu Collection. 1926 Denver strikes are definitely a better date in mint state condition. This example is accurately graded at the MS64 level with attractive pastel rainbow toning. Nicely toned Peace dollars are difficult to locate let alone a better date strike. Bright light viewing exposes frosty cartwheel luster that accentuates the pastel colors. From the Gansu Collection assembled by Gerry Fortin during the 2011-2013 timeframe and now returning to United States.
Peace $1 1934 1934

Choice HOLD
Price Reduction, GFRC Consignor Buyout, Eye Appeal, Choice Original. The Peace dollar is a favorite within American coinage, which has sadly produced fewer and fewer artistic renderings of Miss Liberty. This brilliantly toned example exhibits swaths of light gold on both sides, with additional gray and russet on the obverse. The only mark of note lies beneath the portrait truncation to the right. The strike is typical, with PEACE on the reverse nearly effaced, while the remainder of the reverse lettering is lightly impressed, an effect commonly seen on Peace dollars. The 1934 issue is a better date in the series, with less than a million pieces struck, and this is an affordable example of the type with near-gem luster. Housed in a PCGS Gen 3.1 (1993-1998) old green holder.