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1879-O Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS63 Green Label

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1879-O Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS63 Green Label
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Why order this Morgan 1879-O Silver Dollar?

Collectors looking for an early issue Morgan would do well to pick up this piece from 1879. The coin was struck at the New Orleans Mint in just the second year of the series. No coin in American history has become a part of Americana quite like the Morgan Silver Dollar. First issued in the decade following the Civil War, the coin helped the United States to form a common and unique identity.

  • This coin was $1 U.S. legal tender.
  • This coin was struck from .7734 oz of .900 fine silver.
  • The coin bears the "O" mint mark of the New Orleans Mint.
  • This Morgan comes from the second issue of the series.
  • This coin is part of a mintage of 2,887,000 pieces.
  • The Morgan Series is a beloved piece of Americana and is highly collectible.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 63.
  • NGC provided its grade on their exciting green label.

Iconic Liberty Design by George T. Morgan

Obverse: Like the reverse, the obverse was designed by George T. Morgan. The obverse bears a left-side portrait of Liberty wearing a ribbon that bears an inscription of her name, a Phrygian cap, and a crown of cotton and wheat, a Southern crop and a Northern one. "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and the date "1879," are inscribed along the rim and are joined by thirteen stars.

Reverse: An open wreath partially encircles an eagle, which spreads its wings while holding arrows and an olive branch on the reverse. Above its head is the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST." The design is largely encircled by two rim inscriptions, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "ONE DOLLAR."

Beautifully Preserved MS63 with Exclusive Green Label

This coin received a Mint State 63 grade from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). That means that it lacks any traces of wear and has about an average strike. This piece also received the grading company's Green certification label which indicates that this coin not only met the strict grading requirements of NGC, but prior to being submitted for grading, the experts at RARCOA inspected the coin for features such as eye appeal, the strike, luster, and toning, ensuring only coins possessing an exceptional quality are awarded this exciting Green label.

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This 1879-O 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:1879
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:O
Branch:New Orleans
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:2,887,000
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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