Grading Morgan Dollars
Below are the typical grading standards for Morgan Dollars.
VF20 Very Fine:Two-thirds of hairlines from top of forehead to ear must show. Ear well defined. Feathers on eagle's breast worn.
EF40 Extremely Fine:All hairlines strong and ear bold. Eagle's feathers all plain but slight wear on breast and wing tips.
AU50 About Uncirculated:Slight trace of wear on the bust shoulder and hair left of forehead and also on the breast and top edges of wings.
MS60 Uncirculated:No trace of wear. Has full mint luster but may be noticeably marred by scuff marks or bag abrasions.
MS63 Select Uncirculated:No trace of wear, full mint luster, few noticeable surface marks.
MS64 Uncirculated:Shows a few scattered contact marks. Good eye appeal and attractive luster.
MS65 Choice Uncirculated:Only light scattered contact marks that are not distracting. Strong luster, good eye appeal.
Top Tier Certified Morgan Dollars on eBay
Click on any of the boxes to see much larger images and prices. These are all top tier certified Morgan Dollars that you can use for comparing to your coins. Only PCGS, NGC, ANACS, ICG, NCS, CCCS, and ICCS.