1882 Morgan Silver Dollar Fares Impressively at Scotsman Auction

15 Nov 2017  Wed

Scotsman Auction Co. sold different kinds of interesting coins on 3rd November, during its Collectors’ Auction at the Saint Charles Convention Centre in Missouri. A 1930-S Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle, graded Mint State 63+ by PCGS, with a green CAC sticker, could not reach its estimated value of $85,000 to $100,000. A popular set of Morgan dollars fared well and was sold for a total of $1,374,140.

An 1882 Morgan silver dollar, graded Proof 68 Cameo was sold for $33,523. It is one of the finest Proof dollars of the date known. The coin featured a contrast between mirrors and textured devices. It also has a small lint mark on Liberty’s lips, making it a good pedigree marker. No other aberrations are found. The rims on both sides have an apricot-gold toning. The coin had an estimate of $32,000 to $36,000 and was sold for $33,523.

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