1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar was minted at the Carson City Mint with a little more than 1.1 million total mintage. The CC mint mark often demands a premium due to the popularity of this Mint as well as its usually low total mintage. Many of the 1884-CC Morgan Dollars were stored in vaults over the years, almost 85% of the total mintage was believed to have gone to storage, while the rest went out into circulation. 


History of the 1884-CC Morgan Dollar

Up until the 1930s, the 1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar was considered a rarity due to the fact that 85% of the mintage was kept in vaults with the Treasury Department. Due to this storage of a majority of the coins, it is more rare to find a circulated, lower grade 1884-CC Morgan Dollar. The strike of the 1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar is typically average to above average with a luster ranging from indifferent to attractive and frosty. Even though this is one of the most common Mint State coins of the Morgan Dollar series, there is still a demand for it due to the value that comes with the Carson City mintmark and the popularity of that particular mint. 


1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Value

The 1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar value ranges from a few hundred to a few thousand, and sometimes upwards of $85,000. This special coin, whether it is a rare circulated, lower grade coin or a Mint State coin, makes a great addition to any Morgan Dollar series collection. The 1884-CC is a highly valuable and highly sought after coin, and it holds its value well. 


Type of coin: Silver Dollar

Year: 1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar 

Morgan Silver Dollar Mint Mark: Carson City

Total mintage:1,136,000

Metal content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Face value: One dollar

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters