1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar carries the highly sought after Carson City Mint Mark. This special coin is a treasured one in the Morgan Dollar series and has the potential to command a hefty price tag. Many of the 1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollars were stored at the San Francisco Mint and few at the Treasury Department in Washington D.C. after the Carson City Mint closed down. Although many of the San Francisco Mint quantities were paid out over the years, especially in the 1920s and then the early 1940s and 1950s, the 1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar had very few were released in the big release that happened with the Treasury Department in 1962 through 1964. 


History of the 1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar wasn’t a rare date in its earlier years. Many went into circulation around the time of striking, and were relatively easy to find. Currently, the 1892-CC Morgan Dollar is much more elusive. Uncirculated coins are much harder to find, especially in higher grades, and they typically have a solid strike with beautiful frosty luster. These coins are still possible to find, and the lower Mint State grades are often heavily bagmarked, but still a good strike beyond a few that had a weaker strike at the center. 


1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Value

The 1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar value ranges from the thousands to upwards of $135,000. This Carson City coin is highly sought after and a very valuable addition to any Morgan Dollar series collection. The 1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar will increase the value of a collection, and it is worthwhile cherrypicking for just the right coin. 


Type of coin: Silver Dollar

Year: 1892-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

Morgan Silver Dollar Mint Mark: Carson City

Total mintage: 1,352,000

Metal content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Face value: One dollar

Weight: 27.20 grams

Edge: Reeded

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters