The 1887-O Morgan Dollar (Buy on eBay), minted in New Orleans, had a mintage of 11,550,000 coins. Coins in lower mint state grades can be encountered without difficultly, although gem coins with attractive luster and eye appeal can be more elusive.
An overdate exists known as the 1887/6-O, VAM-3 Morgan Dollar. This overdate is scarce in all grades and commands a significant premium for Mint State examples. The overdate is most prominent for some early and medium states.
1887-O Morgan Dollar Mintage and Specifications
- Mintage: 11,550,000
- Mint Mark: O (New Orleans)
- Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
- Weight: 26.73 grams
- Diameter: 38.1 mm