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1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS64 Green Label

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Why add this 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection?

The U.S. Mint issued the Morgan Silver Dollar from 1878 until 1921. The series features beautiful patriotic designs by assistant engraver George T. Morgan, who would be appointed as the Mint's seventh Chief Engraver in 1917.

  • This 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar is a San Francisco Mint product.
  • The coin represents the second year of issue of the popular silver dollar series.
  • The 38.1 mm diameter coin is crafted from 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver.
  • The graded coin features the NGC Green Label.
  • 9,110,000 coins were struck.

Gorgeously Detailed Designs

Obverse: A left facing image of Lady Liberty is depicted on the obverse. Liberty's curling locks are held in place by a Phrygian cap, which is embellished with the word "LIBERTY" on the headband. The inscriptions "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1879" surround the portrait, along with thirteen six-pointed stars.

Reverse: The reverse features an eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows, with a laurel wreath curving below. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the Mint mark "S."

Exceptional Mint State 64

The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) judged this 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar coin to be in stunning Mint State 64 condition. Expect the coin to possess a superb strike, a significant amount of original Mint luster and fantastic eye appeal. The coin is presented in a protective holder with the NGC's green style certification label. The green label indicates that prior to meeting the stringent requirements for grading and authentication set forth by the NGC, the coin also met or exceeded a set of criteria related to strike, luster and eye appeal which were established by a group of independent coin collecting experts at Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA).

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This specially labeled 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar will be an exciting addition to your collection!



This 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS64 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:S
Branch:San Francisco
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS64
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:9,110,000
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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