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1880-S Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65 Green Label

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Why order this Silver 1880-S Morgan Dollar?

The Morgan Silver Dollar is an iconic piece of American history. The coin was first issued in the decade after the Civil War, and designer George T. Morgan included powerful symbols of national unity in his designs. Today, coins from the series are highly sought after by collectors, and even non-collectors who find or inherit them find them difficult to give up. This piece comes from the third issue in the series.

  • This coin was $1 American legal tender.
  • This coin was struck from 26.73 g of .900 fine silver.
  • This piece bears the "S" mint mark of the San Francisco Mint.
  • This coin was part of a mintage of 8,900,000 pieces.
  • Morgan Silver Dollars are highly collectible and are often prized even by non-collectors.
  • Designer George T. Morgan created unifying designs that helped the nation to heal in the wake of the Civil War.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 65.
  • This specimen was awarded NGC's prestigious Green Label.

Striking liberty Design by George T. Morgan

Obverse: The coin's obverse bears a left-side portrait of Liberty that was designed by George T. Morgan. The image shows her wearing a Phrygian cap, a ribbon that bears an inscription of her name, and a crown of cotton a wheat, a Southern crop and a Northern one. Encircling the image are two rim inscriptions, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1880," and thirteen stars.

Reverse: The reverse image, which was also designed by Morgan, features an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch within an open wreath. The national motto of the United States, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed above the bird's head. inscribed along the rim are the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the coin's face value, "ONE DOLLAR."

Uncirculated MS65 with Green Label

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) printed this coin's grade on their Green Label. The Green Label is only awarded to coins that prior to being submitted to NGC for grading, were also reviewed by exerts at Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA) along a set of strict guidelines. This additional scrutiny allows collectors to easily identify visually superior examples of coins. NGC also graded this piece Mint State 65. To earn that grade, a coin must have been well struck and retain all of its original mint luster.

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This 1880-S Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65 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:1880
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:S
Branch:San Francisco
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS65
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:8,900,000
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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