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Why purchase this 5-coin set of Extremely Fine Morgan Silver Dollars released from 1878-1882?
Produced by the U.S. Mint 1878-1921, coins of the Morgan Dollar series are a popular choice among numismatic collectors. The series is known for its classically styled personification of liberty created by its namesake George T. Morgan. The five coins included in this set represent the first five years of the series, dated 1878 through 1882, each struck from 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint.
Morgan's Stunning Silver Dollar Design
The portrait of Lady Liberty adorns the obverse, illustrated wearing a "LIBERTY" crown and a Phrygian cap, encircled by "E PLURIBUS UNUM," thirteen stars and the date. Liberty's hair is ornamented with grains of wheat, oak leaves and cotton bolls to symbolize the importance of the nation's agricultural advancements.
A magnificently detailed eagle appears on the reverse, grasping an olive branch and three arrows. The patriotic image is surrounded by a laurel wreath, along with the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "ONE DOLLAR."
Gorgeous Extremely Fine Silver Dollar Set
This Morgan Silver Dollar coin set is ungraded. The five coins ranging in date from 1878-1882 included in the set are considered to be in Extremely Fine condition. Each coin is superbly struck, featuring complete design details and lettering, with minor circulation wear on the highest points.
This beautiful 5-piece set representing the first years of the U.S. Mint's Morgan Dollar series will make an exciting addition to your collection of American coinage treasures!
This 1878-1882 Silver 5-Coin Set Morgan Dollar XF is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
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In 1878, thirteen years after the end of America’s devastating Civil War, the united, but wounded nation, saw the introduction of a new silver dollar. Designed by George T. Morgan, the country’s new coin featured patriotic imagery and served as a powerful symbol of unity that helped heal a nation.