1895-S Morgan Silver Dollar

1895-S Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1895-S Morgan Silver Dollar had a total mintage of 400,000 at the San Francisco Mint. Mint State 1895-S Morgan Silver Dollars typically suffered from bagmarks due to storage. Many of the coins were released over time, but there didn’t seem to be many big waves of them being released. For a time they were considered rare, and the higher Mint State grades are still considered truly rare. 


History of the 1895-S Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1895-S Morgan Silver Dollar is sometimes harder to find in higher grades. Mint State coins often have excellent luster and a good strike. Although many 1895-S Morgan Dollars have bagmarks, there are times when a beautiful coin comes on the market that has minimal bagmarks. It is well worth cherrypicking this coin to find the one with a sharp strike and an attractive luster. 


1895-S Morgan Silver Dollar Value

The 1895-S Morgan Silver Dollar value ranges from the hundreds to the hundred thousands. There weren’t many of this coin struck compared to some of the other Morgan Dollars in previous years. The low mintage and excellent strike of the 1895-S Morgan Dollar makes it worth the effort and cost to add this coin to your Morgan Dollar series collection. Many of these coins are heavily bagmarked, but it’s possible to find ones with low markings and a sharp strike. 


Type of coin: Silver Dollar

Year: 1895-S Morgan Silver Dollar

Morgan Silver Dollar Mint Mark: San Francisco

Total mintage: 400,000

Metal content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Face value: One dollar

Weight: 27.20 grams

Edge: Reeded

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters