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Old 05-21-2020, 01:47 PM
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Default Unreal, Morgan #2 *UPDATE*

Hard to believe it, but ANOTHER morgan popped out of the sand. This one is an 1895 and still trying to find a mint mark. She's in really rough shape, looks like she was attacked at some point and run over a few times. Still, 1895 is a key date and to find 2 Morgans in just a couple of months is crazy. This is just my 3rd silver dollar ever.

I'm not a coin expert, but wondering how much value (if any) is in this coin.... any insight appreciated.

Also picked up a little jewelry thing with diamonds... but who cares? They are probably junk. Its all about the morgan today

Happy Hunting everyone!

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Old 05-21-2020, 01:52 PM
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Nice old spot there, gotta be some old yellow there...

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Old 05-21-2020, 02:11 PM
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I'm guessing that what I see under the wreath is an "O" for New Orleans. ALL 1895 silver dollars are uncommon. The 1895 plain (Philadelphia) only has a mintage of 880, with the New Orleans and San Francisco mints being the only ones "readily" obtainable, at a hefty price. Yours isn't in great condition, but it's still rare.

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Old 05-21-2020, 02:20 PM
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I can't believe the 19th century coins that are turning up this week at our local beaches.
Your Morgan and Davy Jones 1869 Seated Dime just incredible!
So your 1895 Morgan is rare. I can't tell from your pictures what the mint mark is. It's located on the reverse right above the D and O in the word DOLLAR. An O mint mark would be New Orleans 450,000 minted. S mint mark being San Francisco 400,000 minted. Both are Rare...
If there is no mint mark than that would be a PROOF only 880 minted. If it was a proof even in bad shape could be worth five figures!
An O or S mint are still valuable coins even in poor condition $200-$500.
Be careful with the coin don't try and clean it with anything.
Please report back on finding the mint mark.........
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Old 05-21-2020, 02:34 PM
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I got 2 words for ya : ON FIRE !
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Old 05-21-2020, 03:06 PM
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Holy cow! Sunshine, a nice breeze, *AND* old silver!? Gotta love those California beaches! Congratulations on the nice score

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Old 05-21-2020, 03:30 PM
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Congrats , three silver dollars in a career is not easy to do .
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Old 05-21-2020, 03:54 PM
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Sentimental value is PRICELESS!
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Old 05-21-2020, 03:58 PM
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Congrats!

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Old 05-21-2020, 05:23 PM
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Dang, I am jealous, that's awesome. Congrats! I'm still looking for my first one.

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Man thatís a great find, and you got two recently and this is your 3rd... just awesome, congrats!!! I hope to find one some day.... thatís a big wish!

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Congrats on the excellent find!

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Old 05-21-2020, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by achaios View post
I'm guessing that what I see under the wreath is an "O" for New Orleans. ALL 1895 silver dollars are uncommon. The 1895 plain (Philadelphia) only has a mintage of 880, with the New Orleans and San Francisco mints being the only ones "readily" obtainable, at a hefty price. Yours isn't in great condition, but it's still rare.



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Looks plain to me. I think that is the O in Dollar not the mint mark

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Originally Posted by SilverSlayer98 View post
Looks plain to me. I think that is the O in Dollar not the mint mark

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Excellent find gotta love the beaches try the baking soda and aluminum foil to clean it.

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A great save! Love the big old silvers, And that is Big!

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Holy !!!!! Insane find!


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BIG congratulations on that BIG silver!

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Old 05-21-2020, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by zeemang View post
Nice old spot there, gotta be some old yellow there...
Fingers crossed, its got a lot junk to sort through HH


Originally Posted by achaios View post
I'm guessing that what I see under the wreath is an "O" for New Orleans. ALL 1895 silver dollars are uncommon. The 1895 plain (Philadelphia) only has a mintage of 880, with the New Orleans and San Francisco mints being the only ones "readily" obtainable, at a hefty price. Yours isn't in great condition, but it's still rare.

Congratulations!

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Thanks, I think you're right, but its still not very clear. Thanks for the info on the coin.

Originally Posted by 14kgold View post
I can't believe the 19th century coins that are turning up this week at our local beaches.
Your Morgan and Davy Jones 1869 Seated Dime just incredible!
So your 1895 Morgan is rare. I can't tell from your pictures what the mint mark is. It's located on the reverse right above the D and O in the word DOLLAR. An O mint mark would be New Orleans 450,000 minted. S mint mark being San Francisco 400,000 minted. Both are Rare...
If there is no mint mark than that would be a PROOF only 880 minted. If it was a proof even in bad shape could be worth five figures!
An O or S mint are still valuable coins even in poor condition $200-$500.
Be careful with the coin don't try and clean it with anything.
Please report back on finding the mint mark.........
I missed davyjones post, can you post a link?


Originally Posted by KOB View post
I got 2 words for ya : ON FIRE !
Thanks KOB!

Originally Posted by oaktree View post
Holy cow! Sunshine, a nice breeze, *AND* old silver!? Gotta love those California beaches! Congratulations on the nice score
Amen brother

Originally Posted by Soil Surgeon View post
Congrats , three silver dollars in a career is not easy to do .
You know whats weird? I've never found an Indian penny or v-nick... This hobby is always surprising me, nothing ever works as planned

Originally Posted by WaterWalker View post
Sentimental value is PRICELESS!
Enjoy...
May the ring of gold be in your ears and its glitter in your scoop.
Thanks!

Originally Posted by metaladdict View post
Congrats!
Thanks!

Originally Posted by Jamflicker View post
Dang, I am jealous, that's awesome. Congrats! I'm still looking for my first one.
Thanks Jam, looks like you had a big week too! Congrats on the yellow!

Originally Posted by GroundSweeper View post
Man thatís a great find, and you got two recently and this is your 3rd... just awesome, congrats!!! I hope to find one some day.... thatís a big wish!
Thanks man, HH

Originally Posted by Beachhunter View post
Congrats on the excellent find!
Thanks!

Originally Posted by SilverSlayer98 View post
Looks plain to me. I think that is the O in Dollar not the mint mark

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Yea, hard to tell but maybe an O

Originally Posted by Rockymtnman View post
Excellent find gotta love the beaches try the baking soda and aluminum foil to clean it.
Thanks!

Originally Posted by OBN View post
A great save! Love the big old silvers, And that is Big!
Thanks man!

Originally Posted by Swinglow View post
Holy !!!!! Insane find!


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Thanks! HH

Originally Posted by matmit View post
BIG congratulations on that BIG silver!
Thanks Matmit!
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Old 05-21-2020, 10:56 PM
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rat-fink : Is there erosion going on @ So. CA beaches ? How did you manage that ? Or is this @ some protected inlet that's not connected to regular erosion-rules ?

I LUV the reveal sequence photos ! Hope it's a good one !
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