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1878 Silver 8 Tail Feathers Morgan Dollar PCGS MS64

1878 Silver 8 Tail Feathers Morgan Dollar PCGS MS64
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Why add the 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar (8TF) PCGS MS64 to your collection?

This 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar - 8TF was encapsulated by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and graded Mint State 64 (MS64). It was struck from 1878 until 1904 and then again in 1921. Each coin contains .7734 oz. of silver struck on a 90% coin silver planchet. This example was struck at the Philadelphia Branch of the U.S. Mint. 1878 was the first year of issue for the Morgan Dollar.

This Eagle has a Problem!

In real life, the bald eagle has seven tail feathers. That is the crucial bit of information you need to know here. The pattern coins for this George T. Morgan design had the correct number of tail feathers on the reverse but, somewhere along the way, the production dies were engraved with the incorrect number of tail feathers -- eight. The obverse features Lady Liberty in left-facing profile. The reverse features the iconic American bald eagle, proud of his eight feathered tail!

Solidly Collectible MS64

MS64 coins are appealing examples of an issue. These coins will have some light contact marks that will tend to be on less obvious areas of the design and will have bright Mint luster. Overall, they are very solid candidates to include in any high-quality collection.

ModernCoinMart is pleased to be your partner of choice as you add to your numismatic holdings. Order your PCGS graded MS64 - 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar with 8 tail feathers today!



This 1878 Silver 8 Tail Feathers Morgan Dollar PCGS MS64 is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1878
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:PCGS
Grade:MS64
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9
Weight in Grams:24.055 g
Weight in Ounces:0.7734 oz
Diameter:38.1 mm
Thickness:2.4 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
Mintage:749500
Obverse Design:Liberty facing left flanked by stars
Reverse Design:Eagle clasping arrows and olive branch within half wreath
Reverse Designer/Engraver:George T. Morgan
Obverse Designer/Engraver:George T. Morgan
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