Colourful MS-66 1881-S Morgan Dollar Sold For $21,150

07 Feb 2018  Wed

The highest bid at the Regency XXV Auction by Legend Rare Coin Auctions on 25th January went for a 1920 Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagle, graded PCGS MS 65 which was sold for $188,000. Next in line was an 1852 Seated Liberty dollar, graded PCGS Proof 65 with a green CAC sticker that sold for $129,250. This particular coin was the best specimen of its type. Legend’s Regency XXVI auction will be held on 17th May in New Orleans and Regency XXVII will be held in Las Vegas on 26th July.

An 1881-S Morgan dollar, graded MS-66 with CAC sticker was sold for $21,150 on 25th January. Vibrant, rainbow-toned Morgan silver dollars are always popular in the world of numismatics. The reverse is untoned while the obverse has a textile texture. This indicates that the coin was in a canvas bag for a long time. Experts believe that the toning is original and not artificial.

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