1886 S Morgan Silver Dollar


CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1886 S Morgan Silver Dollar in average condition to be worth $80.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $1,600.00.

  • Year: 1886
  • Mint Mark: S
  • Type: Morgan Silver Dollar
  • Price: $80.00-$1600.00
  • Face Value: 1.00 USD
  • Produced: 750,000 **
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: .7735 oz.
  • Melt Value: $17.01


1886 S Morgan Silver Dollar
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Notes: These 1886 Morgan S Silver Dollar is the rarest and the overall winner in our opinion in terms of 1886 Silver Dollars. It has the best average price per coin. Even in not so good condition its worth around $100 or so.

How much is a 1886 S Morgan Silver Dollar worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $80.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $1,600 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1886, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].


If you are a fan of coin roll hunting or just want to learn more about morgan silver dollars then search or scroll below to find the most valuable and rarest in this series.


Most Valuable

The most valuable Morgan Silver Dollar's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Morgan Silver Dollar 1893 S $550k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1901 $425.5k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1889 CC $280k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1884 S $250k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1893 O $180k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1895 O $165k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1896 O $140k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1886 O $140k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1892 S $130k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1893 CC $70k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1895 $70k
Morgan Silver Dollar 1879 CC $49k
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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Hardest to Find

The rarest and hardest to find Morgan Silver Dollar's Check out each link to learn more about each coin.

What is the rarest Morgan Silver Dollar?

Name Produced
1893 S 100,000
1885 CC 228,000
1881 CC 296,000
1893 O 300,000
1899 330,000
1889 CC 350,000
1893 378,000
1895 S 400,000
1895 O 450,000
1880 CC 591,000
1888 S 657,000
1893 CC 677,000
1889 S 700,000
1886 S 750,000
1879 CC 756,000
1895 880,000
1892 1,036,000
1882 CC 1,133,000
1884 CC 1,136,000
1883 CC 1,204,000
Name Produced

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Are 1886 S Morgan Silver Dollars Silver?

Yes! Morgan Dollar's produced in 1886 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain .7735 troy oz or 24.05 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.

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Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:

This coin in poor condition is still worth $62.99 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $17.01, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.

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Current silver melt value* for a 1883 CC Morgan Silver Dollar is $17.01 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $21.99 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

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**When we say that 1204, of these coins were produced or minted in 1886 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.

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***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.

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