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1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS66

1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS66
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Why choose this Mint State 66 1879-S Morgan Dollar?

The U.S. Mint struck the first Morgan silver dollars in 1878. The coin shown here was minted at the San Francisco branch of the Mint in 1879. It had a moderate mintage, there were 9,110,000 of these struck. While its mintage was moderate, top grade specimens can be difficult to acquire.

Liberty and bald eagle designs by Morgan

The obverse is inscribed with "1879" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM." There are 13 stars around the edge of the design, the central portion shows Liberty wearing a cap. Both sides of this coin feature designs by George T. Morgan.

On the reverse, a bald eagle can be seen holding arrows and an olive branch. The words "IN GOD WE TRUST" are between the tips of the bald eagle's wings. The "S" Mint mark is just above the face value.

Certified Mint State 66 by PCGS

The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) was chosen to grade this Morgan silver dollar. It was awarded the grade of Mint State 66, which is quite high for any classic U.S. coin. That means this specimen is in uncirculated condition and has very few imperfections.

Order while you have the chance, this PCGS Mint State 66 1879-S Morgan silver dollar could be a part of your collection!



This 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS66 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:PCGS
Grade:MS66
Finish:Mint State
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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