1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar was minted at the popular Carson City Mint. The 1893-CC Morgan Dollar is extremely popular because of where it was struck, but also because it was one of the last coins struck at the Carson City Mint before they discontinued coinage. This coin is one of the 3rd rarest Carson City Mint coins as far as Mint State Morgan Dollars are concerned. 


History of the 1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

Many Mint bags of the 1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar were released throughout the 1920s and slowly dwindling up towards the early 1950s. The 1893-CC Morgan Dollar is more difficult to come by, especially in higher grades. Many lower grades experienced some damage and bagmarks most likely due to their storage at the San Francisco Mint and the Treasury Department in D.C. Of all of the Carson City Mint Morgan Silver Dollars, the 1893-CC is one of the more heavily bagmarked in Mint State. They are typically very lustrous and have a decent striking, although some can be flat in certain places. 


1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Value

The 1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar value ranges from the thousands to the hundred thousands. This coin is very popular for many reasons, and is a definite added value to any Morgan Dollar series collection. The 1893-CC Morgan Dollar can be found sharply struck with a nice luster, and, just as with many other coins of the past, require cherrypicking to weed out the coins that are more flat. When purchasing the 1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar, expect to spend top dollar for this one. 


Type of coin: Silver Dollar

Year: 1893-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

Morgan Silver Dollar Mint Mark: Carson City

Total mintage: 677,000

Metal content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Face value: One dollar

Weight: 27.20 grams

Edge: Reeded

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters