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1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS64

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Why Order This MS64 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar?

Today, many see the Morgan silver dollar as a symbol of the Wild West era of American history. These coins were a part of daily life for millions in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The first of these silver dollars were struck in 1878. This Morgan dollar was struck at the San Francisco Mint in 1879. It had a moderate mintage of 9,110,000 pieces.

Morgan's Patriotic Liberty Obverse and Bald Eagle Reverse

If you're looking for the date, it can be found on the obverse near the bottom of the design. The date is in the middle of 13 stars. This design was created by George T. Morgan, his portrait of Liberty in a cap is at the center.

The bald eagle design on the reverse is also the work of Morgan. This eagle has arrows and an olive branch in its talons. It's shown holding its wings high. The lower portion of the design shows the mintmark and face value.


To have this Morgan dollar graded and encapsulated, it was submitted to the Professional Coin Grading Service. From their 70 point grading scale it was assigned the grade of Mint State 64. This specimen is still in choice uncirculated condition.

Make this PCGS MS64 1879-S Morgan silver dollar a part of your collection while it's available.

Year of Issue:1879
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:S
Branch:San Francisco
Grading Service:PCGS
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
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