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Specification for: 1885 Dollar VAM 1B Pitted Reverse (Regular Strike)
Edge: Reeded
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Weight: 26.73 grams
Mintage: 17,786,837
Designer: George T. Morgan
Diameter: 38.10 millimeters
Series: Morgan Dollars 1878-1921
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$105.00
$110.00
$58.00
$66.00
$105.00
$110.00
$81.50
$85.96
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$163.00
$257.88
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Coin Name Min Circulated Price Max Circulated Price Min Uncirculated Price Max Uncirculated Price
1885-O Dollar (Regular Strike) $16.50 $439.99 $0.99 $12,999.95
1885-S Dollar (Regular Strike) $20.50 $535.55 $28.00 $7,411.55
1885 Dollar (Regular Strike) $2.99 $407.00 $0.99 $12,100.00
1885-CC Dollar (Regular Strike) $149.96 $2,086.19 $197.50 $13,500.00
1885 Dollar (Proof) $885.00 $934.00 $1,554.00 $7,250.00
1885 Dollar VAM 1A Pitted Reverse (Regular Strike) - - $43.00 $299.00
1885 Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) - - $41.00 $2,175.00
1885 Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $32.30 $3,135.00
1885 Dollar VAM 22 Dash (Regular Strike) $45.00 $115.00 $49.03 $499.00
1885-CC Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) $471.03 $471.03 $329.00 $13,850.00
1885-CC Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $50.00 $11,399.99
1885-O Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) $45.00 $45.00 $38.00 $816.00
1885-O Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $106.00 $1,858.00
1885-S Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) - - $291.00 $1,995.00
1885-S Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $3,700.00 $3,700.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 6 S/S (Regular Strike) $39.95 $130.00 $356.34 $1,599.00
1885 Dollar, CAM (Proof) - - $2,001.00 $8,550.00
1885 Dollar GSA Hoard (Regular Strike) $152.50 $152.50 $35.02 $1,730.00
1885 Dollar VAM 1 (Regular Strike) $26.62 $26.62 $22.50 $1,750.00
1885 $1 VAM Penny Pitted Reverse (Regular Strike) $75.00 $75.00 $69.01 $675.00
1885 $1 VAM Penny Pitted Reverse, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $357.50 $357.50
1885 Dollar VAM 2 (Regular Strike) - - $26.00 $349.00
1885 Dollar VAM 3 (Regular Strike) $30.25 $30.25 $94.89 $1,500.00
1885 Dollar VAM 4 (Regular Strike) $60.00 $60.00 $352.40 $352.40
1885 Dollar VAM 5 (Regular Strike) $12.53 $12.53 $41.00 $103.50
1885 Dollar VAM 6 (Regular Strike) $28.00 $28.00 $95.00 $134.00
1885 Dollar VAM 7 (Regular Strike) - - $475.00 $475.00
1885 Dollar VAM 8 Dash (Regular Strike) - - $36.00 $92.00
1885 Dollar VAM 8 Thick Dbl Dash, PL (Regular Strike) - - $103.50 $103.50
1885 Dollar VAM 9 (Regular Strike) $109.49 $109.49 $1,699.00 $1,699.00
1885 Dollar VAM 10 (Regular Strike) - - $63.00 $63.00
1885 Dollar VAM 11 (Regular Strike) - - $962.00 $1,145.00
1885 Dollar VAM 12 (Regular Strike) $29.00 $203.50 $46.00 $220.00
1885 Dollar VAM 13 (Regular Strike) - - $105.22 $105.22
1885 Dollar VAM 14 (Regular Strike) - - $61.00 $84.99
1885 Dollar VAM 15 (Regular Strike) $41.00 $63.00 $45.40 $45.40
1885 Dollar VAM 16 (Regular Strike) - - $63.25 $63.25
1885 Dollar VAM 18 (Regular Strike) - - $80.00 $80.00
1885 Dollar VAM 19 (Regular Strike) $38.00 $38.00 - -
1885 Dollar VAM 19, PL (Regular Strike) - - $115.00 $115.00
1885 Dollar VAM 20 (Regular Strike) - - $879.99 $879.99
1885 Dollar VAM 22 Dash, PL (Regular Strike) - - $117.00 $152.50
1885-CC Dollar GSA Hoard (Regular Strike) - - $316.69 $7,995.00
1885-CC Dollar GSA Hoard, PL (Regular Strike) - - $650.00 $3,150.00
1885-CC Dollar GSA Hoard, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $905.00 $2,550.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 1 (Regular Strike) - - $675.00 $2,899.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 1, PL (Regular Strike) - - $1,150.00 $1,150.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 2 (Regular Strike) $378.09 $378.09 $632.00 $1,050.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 2, PL (Regular Strike) - - $1,249.00 $1,249.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 3 (Regular Strike) $495.00 $666.00 $775.00 $799.99
1885-CC Dollar VAM 4 Doubled Dash (Regular Strike) $510.00 $1,885.00 $536.00 $3,999.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 4 Doubled Dash, PL (Regular Strike) - - $1,105.00 $1,105.00
1885-O Dollar GSA Hoard (Regular Strike) - - $9.99 $1,525.00
1885-O Dollar GSA Hoard, PL (Regular Strike) - - $200.00 $200.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 1 (Regular Strike) $26.00 $45.00 $36.88 $3,999.99
1885-O Dollar VAM 1A (Regular Strike) - - $42.65 $47.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 2 (Regular Strike) $60.00 $60.00 $37.00 $960.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 3 (Regular Strike) $27.00 $27.00 $30.00 $369.99
1885-O Dollar VAM 4 (Regular Strike) - - $73.01 $665.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 5 (Regular Strike) - - $32.13 $472.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 6 (Regular Strike) $26.00 $34.55 $65.05 $316.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 7 (Regular Strike) - - $51.00 $278.11
1885-O Dollar VAM 8 (Regular Strike) - - $46.00 $617.99
1885-O Dollar VAM 9 (Regular Strike) - - $40.00 $511.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 10 (Regular Strike) - - $55.00 $875.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 11 (Regular Strike) - - $72.53 $1,285.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 12 (Regular Strike) - - $47.33 $486.56
1885-O Dollar VAM 13 (Regular Strike) - - $65.00 $178.55
1885-O Dollar VAM 14 (Regular Strike) - - $43.12 $169.16
1885-S Dollar VAM 1 (Regular Strike) - - $320.00 $320.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 2 (Regular Strike) $70.99 $70.99 - -
1885-S Dollar VAM 3 (Regular Strike) $24.50 $24.50 $251.50 $405.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 5 (Regular Strike) - - $750.00 $750.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 9 S/S (Regular Strike) $285.00 $285.00 $3,999.00 $3,999.00
Coin Name Min Circulated Price Max Circulated Price Min Uncirculated Price Max Uncirculated Price
1885-O Dollar (Regular Strike) $26.00 $2,600.00 $2.60 $37,600.00
1885-S Dollar (Regular Strike) $7.00 $4,400.00 $6.25 $48,875.00
1885 Dollar (Regular Strike) $13.00 $2,000.00 $17.00 $39,950.00
1885-CC Dollar (Regular Strike) $170.00 $10,000.00 $5.60 $135,125.00
1885 Dollar (Proof) $357.50 $2,013.00 $3.65 $92,000.00
1885 Dollar VAM 1A Pitted Reverse (Regular Strike) $51.00 $51.00 $40.00 $825.00
1885 Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) $300.00 $20,000.00 $40.00 $9,487.00
1885 Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) $380.00 $1,400.00 $30.00 $26,400.00
1885 Dollar VAM 22 Dash (Regular Strike) $33.00 $106.00 $45.00 $200.00
1885-CC Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) $1,300.00 $1,300.00 $219.00 $15,600.00
1885-CC Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) $650.00 $7,000.00 $242.00 $51,750.00
1885-O Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) $53.00 $62.00 $35.00 $1,800.00
1885-O Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) $380.00 $825.00 $36.00 $8,625.00
1885-S Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) - - $29.00 $22,800.00
1885-S Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $1,100.00 $5,807.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 6 S/S (Regular Strike) $50.00 $149.00 $240.00 $2,280.00
1885 Dollar, CAM (Proof) - - $1,507.00 $100,625.00
1885 Dollar, DCAM (Proof) - - $2,530.00 $44,650.00
1885 Dollar GSA Hoard (Regular Strike) - - $312.00 $1,320.00
1885 Dollar VAM 1 (Regular Strike) - - $77.00 $100.00
1885 $1 VAM Penny Pitted Reverse (Regular Strike) $71.00 $71.00 $42.00 $2,640.00
1885 Dollar VAM 2 (Regular Strike) - - $1,560.00 $1,560.00
1885 Dollar VAM 3 (Regular Strike) - - $81.00 $1,680.00
1885 Dollar VAM 4 (Regular Strike) - - $80.00 $150.00
1885 Dollar VAM 4, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $168.00 $168.00
1885 Dollar VAM 5 (Regular Strike) - - $129.00 $129.00
1885 Dollar VAM 9 (Regular Strike) - - $349.80 $349.80
1885-CC Dollar GSA Hoard (Regular Strike) - - $140.00 $16,800.00
1885-CC Dollar GSA Hoard, PL (Regular Strike) - - $576.00 $5,052.50
1885-CC Dollar GSA Hoard, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $720.00 $5,170.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 2 (Regular Strike) - - $576.00 $4,800.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 2, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $1,920.00 $1,920.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 3 (Regular Strike) - - $552.00 $7,800.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 3, PL (Regular Strike) - - $690.00 $690.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 3, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $960.00 $7,200.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 4 Doubled Dash (Regular Strike) $470.00 $999.00 $564.00 $4,450.00
1885-CC Dollar VAM 4 Doubled Dash, PL (Regular Strike) - - $1,116.25 $1,116.25
1885-O Dollar GSA Hoard (Regular Strike) - - $144.00 $1,800.00
1885-O Dollar VAM 2 (Regular Strike) - - $1,320.00 $1,320.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 2 (Regular Strike) - - $1,050.00 $1,260.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 9 S/S (Regular Strike) - - $825.00 $1,920.00
Coin Name Min Circulated Price Max Circulated Price Min Uncirculated Price Max Uncirculated Price
1885-CC Dollar (Regular Strike) $550.00 $1,000.00 $800.00 $300,000.00
1885 Dollar, CAM (Proof) - - $2,600.00 $110,000.00
1885 Dollar, DCAM (Proof) - - $18,000.00 $80,000.00
1885 Dollar (Regular Strike) $30.00 $70.00 $75.00 $65,000.00
1885-S Dollar (Regular Strike) $37.00 $375.00 $350.00 $60,000.00
1885-CC Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $800.00 $50,000.00
1885 Dollar (Proof) $1,375.00 $1,800.00 $2,200.00 $37,500.00
1885-S Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $31,500.00 $31,500.00
1885-O Dollar (Regular Strike) $30.00 $70.00 $75.00 $30,000.00
1885 Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $160.00 $27,500.00
1885-S Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) - - $450.00 $20,000.00
1885-CC Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) - - $800.00 $16,500.00
1885-O Dollar, DMPL (Regular Strike) - - $160.00 $12,500.00
1885 Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) - - $110.00 $12,500.00
1885-O Dollar, PL (Regular Strike) - - $110.00 $5,000.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 6 S/S (Regular Strike) $50.00 $325.00 $350.00 $3,400.00
1885 Dollar VAM 1A Pitted Reverse (Regular Strike) $70.00 $98.00 $105.00 $2,750.00
1885-S Dollar VAM 9 S/S (Regular Strike) $47.00 $350.00 $425.00 $950.00
1885 Dollar VAM 22 Dash (Regular Strike) $60.00 $80.00 $90.00 $485.00

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Price Based on eBay Sales and Third-Party Auction Results

Grade Impact Analysis

Auction Platform Grade Lowest Price Highest Price Average Price
3rd Party Firms MS-65 $1,028.00 $1,028.00 $1,028.00
eBay MS-64 $269.00 $269.00 $269.00
3rd Party Firms MS-64 $75.00 $75.00 $75.00
3rd Party Firms MS-63 $40.00 $114.00 $73.33
eBay MS-63 $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
3rd Party Firms MS-62 $58.00 $105.00 $81.50
eBay MS-62 $66.00 $110.00 $85.96
eBay MS-61 $74.99 $74.99 $74.99
3rd Party Firms MS-61 $50.00 $50.00 $50.00
eBay MS-60 $42.00 $42.00 $42.00
eBay AU-58 $112.50 $112.50 $112.50
3rd Party Firms AU-55 $35.00 $49.00 $42.00
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  • Grade: This indicates the coin’s condition, ranging from Poor (P-1) to Mint State (MS-70). Higher grades, like MS-65+, signify better-preserved coins, which typically have higher values. For more details, refer to the Grade/Coin Condition Chart.

This chart illustrates the relationship between the grade of an 1885 Dollar VAM 1B Pitted Reverse (Regular Strike) and its price. The data is plotted with the grade on the x-axis and the price in dollars ($) on the y-axis.

  • X-Axis (Grade): Represents the condition of the coin, from highest quality on the left to lower quality on the right. Higher grades indicate better preservation and minimal wear.
  • Y-Axis (Price $): Shows the price in dollars. This reflects the coin’s value at different grades.

Coin Condition Analysis

** Note: Prices are based on 19 auction/sold records from eBay and various 3rd party firms.

Auction House Analysis

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1885 Dollar VAM 1B Pitted Reverse (Regular Strike) coin. eBay dominates with 47.37% share, followed by Heritage Auctions / David Lawrence RC with 26.32% / 21.05% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

  • X-Axis (Year): Represents the years from 2008 to 2023.
  • Y-Axis (Left, Price $): Shows the average auction price in dollars.
  • Y-Axis (Right, Auction Frequency): Indicates the number of auctions held each year.

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