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1879 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS63 Exclusive Green Label

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1879 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS63 Exclusive Green Label
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Why add this 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection?

1879 was the second year of issue for the U.S. Mint's Morgan Silver Dollar series. The series carries the name of its designer, George T. Morgan, an assistant engraver who advanced in the Mint's ranks to the Chief Engraver position in 1917.

  • This 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar is a product of the Philadelphia Mint.
  • Measuring 38.1 mm in diameter, the coin contains 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver.
  • The graded coin features NGC's prestigious Green Label, the result of a unique collaboration between NGC and RARCOA.
  • 14,806,000 coins were struck.

Sensational Patriotic Imagery

Obverse: A left facing image of Lady Liberty is depicted on the obverse, her curling tresses held in place by a Phrygian cap, a symbol for the pursuit of freedom. Her "LIBERTY" inscribed headband contains an assortment of leaves and blooms to represent the significance of agriculture to the identity of the nation. "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "1879" and thirteen stars surround the portrait.

Reverse: The reverse features an eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows, partially framed by laurel wreath. The design is encircled by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "ONE DOLLAR," with the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" located between the eagle's wing tips.

Exceptional Mint State 63 Silver Dollar with a NGC Green Label

The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) awarded this 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar coin the impressive grade of Mint State 63. Expect the coin to be sharply struck, featuring a high degree of original Mint luster and fantastic eye appeal. The coin is presented in a protective holder with NGC's Green style certification label. The presence of the Green Label indicates that along with meeting the stringent requirements for grading and authentication set forth by the NGC, prior to grading, the coin also met or exceeded the standards established by RARCOA (Rare Coin Company of America) regarding the silver dollar's strike, luster, and eye appeal. Only coins that meet the exceptional quality set by RARCOA will be awarded the Green Label.

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This second year of issue 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar with NGC's brand-new Green Label belongs in your collection now!



This 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS63 Exclusive 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:1879
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Label/Signature:Green Label
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:14,806,000
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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