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1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS63 Green Label

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Why add this superbly graded 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection?

The U.S. Mint introduced the Morgan Silver Dollar series in 1878, prompted by the mid-19th century discovery of vast amounts of silver in the western region of the United States. Design of the series is credited to George T. Morgan, an assistant engraver who was appointed as the Mint's seventh Chief Engraver in 1917.

  • This first year of issue Morgan Silver Dollar was struck at the San Francisco Mint in 1878.
  • The 38.1 mm diameter coin contains 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver.
  • Final mintage is reported to be 9,774,000 coins.
  • The silver dollar coin features NGC's new Green Label, which was the result of a unique collaboration between RARCOA and NGC.

Patriotic Morgan Dollar Design

Obverse: A left facing portrait of Lady Liberty is centered on the obverse, flanked by thirteen six-pointed stars. The young woman wears a Phrygian cap that is ornamented with sprigs of wheat, cotton and oak. Inscribed "LIBERTY," "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1878."

Reverse: The reverse depicts an eagle grasping an olive branch and a cluster of arrows, with a laurel wreath curving below. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the "S" Mint mark.

Gorgeous Mint State 63, includes a NGC Green Label

The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has assessed this 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar coin and found it to be in outstanding Mint State 63 condition, possessing a superior strike, a significant amount of original Mint luster and spectacular eye appeal. The silver dollar is encapsulated in a protective holder accompanied by NGC's brand-new Green style certification label, which represents a two-stage process. In addition to meeting NGC's strict grading and authentication requirements, before being submitted to grading, the coin also satisfied high standards for luster, strike and eye appeal set by RARCOA (Rare Coin Company of America). Only coins that possess this exception quality will receive NGC's Green Label.

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Make this 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar featuring the introduction of the NGC Green Label a part of your collection of precious metals today!

This 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS63 Green Label 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
Mint Mark:S
Branch:San Francisco
Grading Service:NGC
Label/Signature:Green Label
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
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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