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Morgan Silver Dollars // Set of 10 Different Dates or Mintmarks (1878-1904) // Extra Fine Condition // Deluxe Collector's Pouch

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The Morgan Silver Dollar is a vintage American coin minted from 1878 to 1904 and again in 1921. Today, they are seldom seen but are cherished by coin collectors and enthusiasts of American history alike. Offered here is a nice selection of 10 different Morgan Dollars in extra fine condition. All coins will be dated between 1878 and 1904 and produced at the Philadelphia (no mint mark), New Orleans (O mint mark), or San Francisco (S mint mark) mints. Your coins will match the quality of the ones shown and will be housed in a luxurious black velvet bag with certificate of authenticity.

The Morgan dollar is among the most historic U.S. coins ever minted. Named after the designer, U.S. Mint Assistant Engraver George T. Morgan, it was produced from 1878 to 1904 and in 1921. The obverse depicts Liberty as a youthful woman wearing a Phrygian cap, worn by emancipated slaves of ancient Rome, together with a headdress of cotton and wheat— staples of the U.S. economy. The reverse features a Bald Eagle with outstretched wings, symbolic of the power of the U.S. government. The eagle bears in its great talons both an olive branch and 3 arrows, representing a nation of peace but one that is poised for war. The dollar was authorized by the Bland-Allison Act of 1878, which required the Treasury to purchase an enormous 2 to 4 million dollars’ worth of silver each month to be coined into dollars. Later, in 1918, passage of the Pittman Act ultimately led to the melting of over 270 million Morgan dollars held in treasury reserves. Today, the choice few that remain are cherished specimens of a bygone era that serve to immortalize the memory of a young, prosperous, and powerful United States of America.

Product Details
  • Measurements
    3"L x 3"W x 0.1"H
  • OriginUnited States

— Type: Morgan Dollar (1878-1904)
— Variety: Philadelphia (P), New Orleans (O), San Francisco (S)
— Designer: George T. Morgan
— Weight: 26.73 Grams
— Diameter: 38.1 Mm
— Composition: 0.900 Silver And 0.100 Copper
— Net Silver Weight: 0.77344 Oz Pure Silver
— Obverse Design: Liberty With Phrygian Cap And Headdress Of Cotton And Wheat / 13 Stars
— Obverse Inscription: E PLURIBUS UNUM / LIBERTY / DATE
— Reverse Design: Eagle With Outstretched Wings, Bearing An Olive Branch And Arrows In Talons / Wreath
— Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / ONE DOLLAR

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    Canada, United States
  • Shipping Policy
    Standard Ground Shipping
  • Ship In
    Less than 1 week
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation

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