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Why should you add this iconic 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection?
The Morgan Silver Dollar was first struck by the U.S. Mint in 1878 and was the first standard silver to be produced under the coinage act of 1973. This 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar was struck at the San Francisco Mint and has a weight of 26.73g and contains .900 fine silver.
Depicting the iconic work of George T. Morgan!
Featured on the obverse is the left-facing portrait of Lady Liberty. This effigy was unique in the times as it displayed Lady Liberty with distinct American features, differing heavily from the traditional Greek and Roman style American coinage mimicked.
The reverse depicts a bald eagle, in its talons, it clutches an olive branch and cluster of arrows. Encircling this eagle are inscriptions which read; "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR," while the American motto "IN GOD WE TRUST," rests above its head.
Graded Mint State 65 by NGC
This Morgan Silver Dollar achieved the grade of Mint State 65 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) this grade is used to describe a coin which is well-struck and has a moderate amount of marks and hairline imperfection.
Don't wait to make this 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar a part of your collection today!
This 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65 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|