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Why add this beautiful New Orleans Mint 1881 Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection?
The U.S. Mint issued the Morgan Silver Dollar from 1878 until 1921. Design of the series was crafted by George T. Morgan, an assistant engraver at the time, who was appointed the Mint's seventh Chief Engraver in 1917.
Symbolic Lady Liberty Design
Obverse: Lady Liberty is portrayed as a young woman on the obverse. She wears a Phrygian cap, which has been a symbol for the pursuit of liberty since the era of the Roman Republic. Sprigs of wheat, oak and cotton adorn her cap, signifying the nation's agricultural achievements. The image is surrounded by thirteen stars, the inscription "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and the date "1881," with "LIBERTY" along the cap's headband.
Reverse: The reverse features an eagle with "IN GOD WE TRUST" inscribed between the tips of its outstretched wings. The eagle grasps an olive branch and three arrows in its talons, with a laurel wreath curving below. Additional inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR" and the New Orleans Mint mark "O."
Sensational Mint State 64 Silver Dollar
This 1881-O Morgan Silver Dollar was submitted to the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) for authentication and review. The coin was deemed worthy of the grade of Mint State 64 for its superior strike, remarkable amount of original Mint luster and outstanding eye appeal. The silver dollar is presented in a sonically sealed protective holder, accompanied by a PCGS certification label.
Don't wait, add this impressively graded 1881-O Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection of 19th century American coinage today!
This 1881-O Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS64 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:||1881|
|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|