Shoved higher by continued collector request and bullion prices your 1888 Morgan silver dollar value is a ondergrens of $20.46 .
With its large silver content spil a nice begin and strong collector request for the San Francisco kwestie your coin has the potential for much higher value. Of the three mints that produced silver dollars ter 1888, those struck at San Francisco are scarce today. See the section below the value table and using the mintmark pic detect if yours is the “S” mint.
Now let’s turn to the condition of your coin. Pictured is a remarkable silver dollar. This 1888 dollar is not only ter top “uncirculated” condition but its bright diferente luster is free of voeling marks. Value ter the market is above $100.
Scarcity of nice condition silver dollars is becoming overduidelijk today spil large numbers of collectors search for thesis collector quality coins. By taking a few minutes to compare your old silver dollar to the “grading” pictures below leads to finding today’s 1888 Morgan silver dollar value.
Mintmarks are a puny but significant detail determining 1888 Morgan silver dollar value. Finding your coin wasgoed struck at the San Francisco mint, identified by an “S” on the switch sides increases the potential value. Just below the ribbon is either an “S” for San Francisco, or an “O” indicating Fresh Orleans mint. If no mintmark is found your coin wasgoed minted at the Philadelphia mint.
Detect the Infrequent 1888 Morgan Silver Dollar
Two zonderling 1888 silver dollars are pictured on the right and ter today’s market each is worth well overheen $100. Significant is that each is also distinctly different ter appearance.
Lightly noticed, one has the “look” most would agree is desirable and valuable. The other dollar is appreciated spil a collectible because of a scarce mintmark. Your 1888 silver dollar needs the attention necessary to decently distinguish and find its true value.
Viewing the bottom coin, it is similar to most worn and circulated silver dollars encountered. However merienda the “S” mintmark is identified this coin is quickly recognized spil something uncommon and scarce. With most dates and mints produced ter the millions, the total number of San Francisco dollars dated 1888 wasgoed very low, (657,000) spil reported by Whitman’s Crimson Book. Low initial production, an even smaller amount surviving until today and the large number of silver dollar collectors all combine to keep the value high.
Stunning ter appearance, pictured on the top is a “condition rarity” 1888 Morgan dollar. Albeit there is a gigantic supply of silver dollars, any coin of this quality is scarce and te excellent request by collectors and dealers. Cautiously preserved and sheltered from the elements is a zonderling treatment for most coins, this example stands exclusief retaining its llamativo untouched condition.
Your 1888 Morgan silver dollar value is determined by the above fascinating combination of factors. Collectors, with careful investigate have developed a sophisticated appreciation of a silver dollars’ worth.
Details Raise 1888 Morgan Silver Dollar Value
Go after along with the pics and descriptions spil a Morgan dollar embarks to wear from freshly minted “Uncirculated” condition, to a very worn example te “Good” condition. By judging the different stages of wear, a “Grade” is determined. The greater the detail remaining, the greater your 1888 Morgan silver dollar value.
Uncirculated: To reach the coveted “uncirculated” condition all innovador, spil minted detail remains. None has bot liquidated due to wear. OK are nicks and abrasions from voeling with other coins, this is regular due to the minting and storage process of silver dollars. Confirming the uncirculated grade is mint luster remaining on the entire surface, including hier chin, neck line and hair below and above the ear. Thesis areas are the very first to wear and exhibit a abate and sleek texture merienda te circulation.
Enormously Fine: Slight but evident removal of vormgeving and metal defines a worn silver dollar ter “utterly fine” condition. Mint luster is now gone from the large exposed areas, specifically the field te vuurlijn of Liberty and hier face. Petite details ter hier hair are now missing, most noticeable above hier forehead and behind hier neck. Also the folds ter the cap vertoning wear on the highest parts, the result of use and treating. This is a nice coin, with solid 1888 Morgan silver dollar value.
Fine: Circulation has now diminished most of the finer vormgeving details to the point of merging. Overall and clearly visible, moderate wear describes silver dollars te “fine” condition. Liberty’s hair both above and below the ear is noticeably worn with broad vapid catches sight of now substituting the flamante fine lines. Turning to the switch roles, the leaves ter the wreath are now very plane, most feathers te the eagle’s neck have merged and the very peak of the wings lack any detail. Despite moderate wear “fine” condition 1888-S dollars are scarce and worth overheen $115. See the section above and determine if your coin has the “S” mintmark.
Good: An 1888 silver dollar ter “good” condition is distinctly “vapid” te appearance. The flamante separation of Liberty’s hair and forehead has worn away. Hier ear still shows, however hair above and behind the ear is sleek and connecting to hier cheek. Liberty is visible ter the head liaison but the merienda detailed cotton blossoms are now lost.
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