1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar is a very valuable coin that can bring in close to a million dollars depending on the grade of the coin. The 1880-CC was part of a very small mintage of just 350,000 at the Carson City Mint. In higher grades, it is a very rare coin and the Carson City mint mark is a popular one among Morgan Dollar series collectors, possibly due to the low mintage that came out of the Mint. 


History of the 1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

It is believed that the 1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar wasn’t released right out into circulation when it was first minted. It is one of the most elusive of the Carson City Silver Dollars, even in circulated grades. Finding this coin in Mint State is also a special feat and definitely commands a hefty price. The 1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar in Mint State is few and far between. Although this coin and coins minted at Carson City are popular and highly sought after, the strike is typically mediocre at best, with a variety of luster ranging from frosty to satiny to shallow. 


1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Value

The 1889-CC Morgan Dollar is a highly valuable coin that costs a pretty penny. The 1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar value and worth have a wide range due to the rarity of the coin. It has brought in over $880,000, but will always boost the value of any Morgan Dollar series collection because of how popular and elusive it is. If you get your hands on one of these coins, regardless of grade, it is worthwhile to hold onto it if you can afford it. 


Type of coin: Silver Dollar

Year: 1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

Morgan Silver Dollar Mint Mark: Carson City

Total mintage: 350,000

Metal content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Face value: One dollar

Weight: 27.20 grams

Edge: Reeded

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters