1881-S Morgan Silver Dollar Value

Mintage: 12,760,000

Finest Known: MS69 (NGC) MS69 (PCGS)

Auction Record: $48,875 (MS69)

The 1881-S Morgan dollar saw many coins preserved in Mint State. It is one of the most common Mint State Morgan dollars on the market.

The Value of a 1881-S Morgan Dollar

Sharp strikes and good luster make the 1881-S Morgan dollar one of only four Morgan dollar mintages that have achieved a grade of MS69 from PCGS—one point shy from technical perfection.


  • 1880-S (5)
  • 1880-S PL (1)
  • 1881-S (2)
  • 1896-S (1)

This is a Morgan dollar that won't cost a lifetime, or your life savings, to acquire in MS68. This makes the 1881-S Morgan dollar extremely popular with type collectors, or those who simply want "a really nice Morgan dollar."

1881-S Morgan Dollar Price Guide

Circulated Grades

Very Fine 25 Extremely Fine 45 About Uncirculated 55
$36 $38 $45

Uncirculated (Mint State) Grades

Mint State 61Mint State 63Mint State 65Auction Record (MS69)

The information on this page does not constitute an offer to buy or sell the coin(s) referred to. Statistics are for Mint State coins only. Proof and prooflike examples of this issue may have greater or lesser "finest known" and different record auction prices.

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