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Why add this 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection?
This is a first year of issue Morgan Silver Dollar! The Morgan Silver Dollar was a product of the U.S. Mint for a total of twenty-eight years. Minted from 1878 until 1921, the series represents an era of growth, prosperity and hope for the United States of America. Featuring imagery created by George T. Morgan, the series boasts one of the most recognizable designs in U.S. coinage history. The Morgan Dollar measures 38.1 mm in diameter, struck from 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver. Produced by the San Francisco Mint with the "S" Mint mark, this inaugural year of issue coin is among a reported final mintage of 9,774,000.
Distinctive Morgan Dollar Design
Lady Liberty is illustrated on the obverse, facing left, her head adorned with a Phrygian cap decorated with oak leaves, cotton bolls and stalks of wheat. The image is accompanied by thirteen stars, along with the inscriptions "LIBERTY," "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1878."
On the reverse, a wreath partially surrounds an eagle with an olive branch and arrows in its grasp. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "S."
Proof-like Mint State 65
This 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar is judged to be in gorgeous Mint State 65 condition, with remarkable Proof-like (PL) characteristics by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). The magnificent silver dollar is presented in a labeled PCGS protective holder.
Add this exceptionally graded, proof-like, first year of issue 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection today!
This 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 PL 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|
|Weight in Grams:||24.055 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.7734 oz|
|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|