1889 Morgan Silver Dollars


1889 Morgan Dollar
      If you have done some research about the Morgan Silver dollar, you probably know it was minted in three cities: Philadelphia, New Orleans and Carson City. If you have done a little more research you also know that the San Francisco coins tend to be worth more to a collector than the coins melted from the other two cities. If you are an enthusiast, you probably know the name George T. Morgan. Morgan designed the coin for the U.S. Mint.
    The 1889 silver dollar was minted nearly a decade after production began. Values for the coins often range from the low 20s up to 80 dollars. If a person wants to make sure he has the most valuable Morgan dollar in a given series eh should make sure it is in mint or near mint condition and has an s stamped on it.

    The Carson City dollars are worth considerably more than the other coins in the series. If you come across a coin with this mark, you may want to have a professional examine it closely. A coin from Carson City with almost no wear can sell for up to $7,000 to the right collector. The price for an uncirculated 1889 silver dollar starts at just over $21,000.