Being 90% silver, Morgan silver dollars are amongst the most widely collected coins in the numismatic industry. Since some of these coins are up to about 144 years old, quality Morgan Silver Dollars are becoming harder and harder to find. It is history that you can hold in your hands. With that being said, don't let this opportunity pass you up! Morgan Silver Dollars contain 0.77344 troy ounce of silver.The composition of all Morgan Silver Dollars are 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper. The diameter of all Morgan Silver Dollars are 38.1 mm (1.5 in). The mass of all Morgan Silver Dollars are 26.73 g. With an obverse profile portrait representing Liberty, modeled by Anna Willness Williams, and a reverse that depicts an eagle with wings outstretched, both designed by George T. Morganlar is an exquisitely designed coin that is popular amongst collectors due to its pure beauty and historical notions. Perfect for any collection, add this Morgan Silver Dollar to your cart today! Morgan Silver Dollar - Background & Design: The Morgan dollar is a United States dollar coin minted from 1878 to 1904, in 1921, and beginning again in 2021. It was the first standard silver dollar minted since the passage of the Coinage Act of 1873, which ended the free coining of silver and the production of the previous design, the Seated Liberty dollar.
In 1876, Director of the Mint Henry Linderman began efforts to redesign the nation's silver coins. Fremantle, Deputy Master of the Royal Mint in London, requesting him to find a first class die-sinker who would be willing to take the position of Assistant Engraver at the Mint at Philadelphia. " In response to Linderman's request, Fremantle wrote "My inquiries as to an Assistant Engraver lead me very strongly to recommend for the post Mr.
George Morgan, age 30, who has made himself a considerable name, but for whom there is not much opening at present in this country. An agreement was reached between Linderman and Morgan for the engraver to work at the Philadelphia Mint under Chief Engraver William Barber on a six-month trial basis.Morgan Silver Dollar Grading Scale & Guidelines: As understood and in relation to condition notes and guidelines, a Morgan Silver Dollar in "Extremely Fine" condition has slight to moderate wear existing only on the highest parts of the design where a slight flatness is beginning to show. The overall condition of the coin is pleasing and attractive. Obverse: Details in the hair are evident with the highest spots showing noticeable flatness. Cotton leaves and wheat grains show wear but are clearly defined. Reverse: Almost all of the feathers on the wings are distinct but worn. Feathers on the breast are worn smooth, and a few details on the head and neck are beginning to show. The leaves on the wreath are worn but well defined. The item was packaged extremely well and I got faster than expected! I received a coin that was better than expected as well as a gift! Store Design & Structure By M. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Dollars\Morgan (1878-1921)". The seller is "missionhillcoinandjewelry" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.