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Why purchase this Morgan 1883-O Silver Dollar?
George T. Morgan helped a nation to heal in the wake of a bloody Civil War with his Morgan Silver Dollar. Morgan broke with tradition on his obverse design by showing Liberty as an American style figure for the first time. Prior to that the tradition was to show her as a Greek style figure. He also made great use of symbolism in other ways, as he depicts her wearing a cap made from a Southern crop and a Northern one. Don't miss your chance to own this coin, which helped the nation to come together with a common, unique identity starting with its first issue in the decade after the Civil War.
Iconic Eagle Design by George T. Morgan.
Obverse: The obverse design was the creation of George T. Morgan. Liberty features in left-side profile on the reverse. On her head are a Phrygian cap, a ribbon that bears an inscription of her name, "LIBERTY," and a crown of cotton and wheat. Inscriptions along the rim read, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1883."
Reverse: An eagle holds arrows and an olive branch in its talons within an open wreath in Morgan's reverse design. The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed above the eagle's head. The name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the coin's face value, 'ONE DOLLAR," are inscribed along the rim.
Beautifully Preserved MS64 Green Label
This piece earned a Mint State 64 grade from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). That grade indicates that a coin has an average or better strike and lacks any traces of wear.The silver dollar is protected by an NGC holder with a green certification label.The Green label style was created as a result of a collaboration between NGC and Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA). Prior to NGC completing its own rigorous grading procedure, a coin must first pass a list of specifications created by RARCOA for attributes of strike, shine, and eye appeal in order to acquire the prestigious Green certification label.
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This 1883-O Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS64 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:||1883|
|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|