Carson City Morgan Dollars

Carson City Morgan silver dollars have a special place in every silver coin collection. These Morgans have a high collectable value due to their history and a limited number of coins available. Most famous among them are Morgan dollars with 1879-CC, 1890-CC, and 1891-CC mint mark.


1879 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 ANACS VG8 Rare Certified Carson City Coin
1879 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 ANACS VG8 Rare Certified Carson City Coin
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1893 CC Morgan Silver Dollar Coin CERTIFIED PCGS MS63 Rare in this condition
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GSA CARSON CITY 1882 CC VAM 3D R7 MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR UNITED STATES MINT COIN
GSA CARSON CITY 1882 CC VAM 3D R7 MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR UNITED STATES MINT COIN
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1882 CC Morgan Dollar US Mint Gem PQ Silver Coin BU Unc MS++++++ Semi Proof Like
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1878 CC Morgan Silver Dollar Gem Rim Toning K121
1878 CC Morgan Silver Dollar Gem Rim Toning K121
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1879 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 PCGS VG Details Rare Carson City Coin
1879 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 PCGS VG Details Rare Carson City Coin
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1878 CC US Morgan Silver Dollar Carson City
1878 CC US Morgan Silver Dollar Carson City
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1890 CC Morgan Silver Dollar
1890 CC Morgan Silver Dollar
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1878 CC Morgan Silver Dollar
1878 CC Morgan Silver Dollar
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1889 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 ANACS VG8 Rare Key Date Certified Coin
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1882 CC ANACS MS 63 GSA Morgan Silver Dollar Coin w Box  COA
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1884 CC Morgan Silver Dollar ANACS MS62 great eye appealCOINBOXGUY
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1889 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 NGC VG8 Rare Key Date Certified Coin
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1882 CC ANACS MS 64 GSA Morgan Silver Dollar Coin w Box  COA
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1900 O 1 VAM 11 O CC Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS 64
1900 O 1 VAM 11 O CC Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS 64
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1893 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 NGC VF Details Rare Carson City Coin
1893 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 NGC VF Details Rare Carson City Coin
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1889 CC 1 MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR F VF VERY NICE ORIGINAL RARITY
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1893 CC 1 MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR XF
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1879 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 PCGS F15 Rare Certified Carson City Coin
1879 CC Morgan Silver Dollar 1 PCGS F15 Rare Certified Carson City Coin
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1883 CC Morgan Silver Dollar ANACS MS 65 C2672
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Carson City Mint was created by Congress resolution on March 3, 1863, however actual construction did not begin until three years later. Actually, it took three more years before the first carson city Morgan dollar bearing the famous "cc mintmark" was minted.

Carson City Morgans (CC Silver Dollars) demand an indomitable place in American history. After massive quantities of silver were discovered in the 1850s in Carson City, Nevada, the town built and maintained a mintage that produced what became known as the CC Morgans.

Carson City silver dollars look the same as the Morgan dollars, with the face of Liberty and an eagle on the reverse side, but also display the double C mint mark on the reverse side. This fact makes it extremely valuable to collectors.

Millions of Carson City silver dollars were minted during certain years, but in other years only a few thousands were minted. As a result, Carson City silver dollars total less than one per cent of the total number of American silver dollars that were minted before and after them.

All Carson City Morgans are considered very collectible, but among the most valuable of these is the 1885 Morgan CC. During this year, very few of these silver dollars were minted. The Carson City mint was officially closed in 1893.

Meanwhile, the numismatic hobby was growing by leaps and bounds. Then, in the late 1930s a few coin dealers discovered that there were uncirculated Carson City silver dollars worth $5.00 each in Washington D.C.’s Treasury Department. Naturally, the dealers began to take advantage of the opportunity.

New interest in Carson City Morgans began in 1972 when the General Services Administration began to distribute them in mail-bids. This continued until 1980, when the entire cache of CC dollars was gone.

Tips for buying CC Morgan dollars:

Take into account the CC Morgan’s condition before you purchase it. Even though the coin may be listed as rare, its condition may reduce the value.

Find out how many CC Morgans of the type you’re considering are uncirculated. Sometimes an uncirculated grading doesn’t warrant an increased price.

During some years millions of CC Morgans were minted, while in other years only a few hundred thousand were minted – making some rarer than others.

CC Morgan silver dollars are considered among the most collectible of coins and adding them to your collection should be considered a privilege.

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