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Why does this specially labeled 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar belong in your collection?
The U.S. Mint issued the Morgan Silver Dollar series from 1878 until 1921. The coin features powerful imagery symbolizing liberty, freedom and peace created by George T. Morgan. Mr. Morgan was appointed the Mint's seventh Chief Engraver in 1917.
Gorgeous Patriotically Themed Designs
Obverse: Lady Liberty is depicted on the obverse, wearing a Phrygian cap adorned with sprigs of wheat, cotton bolls and oak leaves. "LIBERTY" is inscribed upon the headband of the cap, while "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "1879" and thirteen stars encircle the portrait.
Reverse: The reverse is graced with an eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows. A laurel wreath curves below, adjacent to the "S" Mint mark. The inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "ONE DOLLAR" frame the image, with the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" located above the eagle's head.
Stunning Mint State 63 Silver Dollar
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) judged this 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar coin to be in Mint State 63 condition, featuring a sharp strike, a beautiful amount of original Mint luster and outstanding eye appeal. The coin is sonically sealed in a NGC holder with the exciting Green style certification label. The Green Label is awarded to NGC graded coins which prior to certification, also meet or exceed standards of strike, luster and eye appeal that have been established by an independent group at RARCOA, ensuring coins submitted for this label are of exceptional quality.
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This impressively graded second year of issue 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar will make an exciting addition to your collection!
This 1879-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:||1879|
|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|
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