The Morgan Silver Dollar was a US dollar currency that was struck from 1878 to 1904, and then again in 1921. The Morgan Dollar was created as a result of the massive amount of silver produced by the Comstock Lode in Nevada. The Morgan Silver Dollar coin is named after the famous Assistant Engraver at the US Mint in 1878, George T. Morgan. Following the termination of the seated liberty pattern in 1873 due to the Coinage Act of 1873, Morgan Silver Dollar coins became the first standardized silver dollar.
Morgan Silver Dollar Coins are a great way to invest in the silver market as well as collect rare American coins of more than 100 years old. Morgan Silver Dollar coin is a piece of American history, making it nostalgic as well as valuable.
Morgan Silver Dollar coins often maintain their value with a premium over spot price compared to other “junk silver”.It used to be that junk silver coins were treated as legal tender in the United States. Today, junk silver is purchased mostly for investment purposes. Junk silver coins contain 90% silver and are worth about 20 times what they were back in 1964. Not to be confused with scrap silver, junk silver get’s its name because it is based solely on its silver content.
Dates of mintage of these coins may vary depending on the stock of these coins available on our inventory.
Design of 1878-1904 Morgan Silver Dollar Coin (Random Year)
The Morgan Dollar Silver coin is unique in US coinage since it was the first to depict Lady Liberty in an American rather than a typical Greek manner.
On the obverse, These Morgan Silver Dollars BU features the depiction of the left-facing portrait of Lady Liberty wearing a Phrygian Cap adorned with wheat and cotton balls in her hair which was designed by George T. Morgan. The 13 stars representing the 13 original colonies, “ E PLURIBUS UNUM” and Year of Mintage are also inscribed on the obverse of the coin.
On the reverse, These Morgan Silver Dollar coins feature the depiction of a bald eagle with outstretched wings clutching an olive branch and a bundle of arrows in one talon to symbolize peace and preparedness. You can also find the inscription of the phrases “United State of America”, “One Dollar”, and “In God We Trust” surrounding the bald eagle.
Main Highlights of Morgan Silver Dollar Coin
- Contains .7734 oz of fine silver.
- Individual coin comes in a protective plastic coin flips.
- Mint issues from Philadelphia, San Francisco ad New Orleans.
- Features the depiction of the left-facing profile of Lady Liberty wearing a Phrygian cap adorned with wheat and cotton balls in the hair on the obverse.
- Features the depiction of the bald eagle with outstretched wings clutching an olive branch on the reverse.
Product Specifications: Morgan Silver Dollar Coin
|Weight||.7734 troy oz|
|Purity||.900 Fine Silver|