History, Information, and Value of 1888 Morgan Dollar
Value of 1888-S Morgan Silver Dollar
Compared with earlier Morgan dollars produced at the San Francisco Mint, the 1888-S Morgan Silver Dollars are not as sharply struck. Quality varies from poor to sharp, with the sharply struck pieces in the minority and worth a handful more. Luster of the 1888-S is usually attractive and varies from satiny to frosty. No proofs were produced of the 1888-S Morgan Silver Dollar.
Easy to Find $1 Silver Coin for Your Collection: This low-mintage date can be found in EF and AU without much difficulty.
Higher Grades May Be Hard to Come By, Keep an Eye Out: A scarce date in Uncirculated grades though persistent collectors will find MS-63 and 64 coins available. An MS-64 with a sharp strike and lively luster would be a grand addition to any Morgan dollar set.
The obverse text on the Morgan Dollar reads “Liberty; E Pluribus Unum; 1888.” The reverse text on the Liberty dollar reads “United States of America; In God We Trust; One Dollar; S.” The obverse of the silver one dollar coin has a bust of a female facing the left wearing a cap and small crown, with flowers tucked in her hair and stars surrounding the border. The reverse of the Morgan Dollar has an eagle in the center with its wings spread and a wreath surrounding.
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