1878 Morgan Silver Dollar Coin 7/8TF Strong PCGS MS63

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Country of ManufactureUnited States (US)
Currency TypeDollar
Denominating CountryUnited States
Denomination Value1.000000
MintU.S. Mint
Year of Issue1878
Diameter (mm)38.100000
Edge TypeReeded
FinishMint state
Grading ServicePCGS
Reverse Designer/EngraverGeorge T. Morgan
Weight - Primary Unit Value26.73 g
Get this 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar Coin certified by PCGS to be in Mint State 63 condition for your collection.

Why does this first year of issue 7/8TF variety Morgan Silver Dollar belong in your collection?

The U.S. Mint introduced the Morgan Silver Dollar series in 1878, featuring patriotic imagery created by George T. Morgan, the assistant engraver who would become the Mint's seventh Chief Engraver in 1917. The series' inaugural year of production was subjected to a design change on the reverse, decreasing the amount of tail feathers on eagle from eight to seven. Initially, the modification was made to existing dies, with varied 7 over 8 Tail Feathers (7/8TF) results. Of the 7/8TF coins, the examples with clear indication of the original eight feather design are identified as "Strong."

  • This Morgan Silver Dollar is certified as the 1878 7/8TF Strong variety.
  • The 38.10 mm diameter coin is a product of the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The silver dollar is struck from 26.73 grams of .900 fine silver.

Imagery Symbolizing Liberty and Freedom

Obverse: The obverse features Lady Liberty facing left, encircled by thirteen stars, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1878." Ms. Liberty wears a Phrygian cap adorned with sprigs of wheat, cotton and oak, along with the word "LIBERTY."

Reverse: A heraldic eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows is depicted on the reverse, surrounded by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "ONE DOLLAR."

Impressive Mint State 63

This gorgeous 1878, 7/8TF Strong Morgan Silver Dollar is judged to be in Mint State 63 condition by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). The coin features a sharp strike, a significant amount of original Mint luster and outstanding eye appeal. The silver dollar will arrive in a sonically sealed, labeled PCGS protective holder.

This first year of issue Mint State 7/8TF Strong 1878 Silver Morgan Dollar will be a treasured addition to your collection!

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