The 1881 Morgan Dollar (Buy on eBay) had a relatively high mintage of 9,163,000 coins struck for circulation. It remains relatively available, although most pieces encountered will display average strikes and luster. Coins exhibiting sharper strikes and above average luster can be more difficult to locate and warrant a premium.
The Philadelphia Mint produced 984 proof coins for this year.
1881 Morgan Dollar Mintage and Specifications
- Mintage: 9,163,000 (circulation), 984 (proof)
- Mint Mark: none (Philadelphia)
- Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
- Weight: 26.73 grams
- Diameter: 38.1 mm