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1885 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS64 Green Label

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BranchPhiladelphia
Country of ManufactureUnited States (US)
Currency TypeDollar
Denominating CountryUnited States
Denomination Value1.000000
MintU.S. Mint
Year of Issue1885
CompositionSilver
Diameter (mm)38.100000
Edge TypeReeded
FinishMint state
ReliefStandard
ShapeRound
GradeMS64
Grading ServiceNGC
LabelGreen
Reverse Designer/EngraverGeorge T. Morgan
Weight - Primary Unit Value26.73 g
Discover this much desired 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar certified by NGC to be in Mint State 64 condition and encapsulated with a Green Label for your collection.

Why buy this Silver 1885 Morgan Dollar?

The Morgan Silver Dollar has become a piece of Americana like no other coin. The series began in the decade following the end of the Civil War and helped the nation to heal and forge a new, common identity. This coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint, the city in which the nation war born, in the 20th anniversary year of the end of the Civil War.

  • This coin was struck from 26.73 g of .900 fine silver.
  • This coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The coin was $1 U.S. legal tender.
  • This piece comes from a mintage of 17,787,000 pieces.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 64.
  • This coin qualified for NGC's prestigious Green Label.

Iconic Liberty Design by George T. Morgan

Obverse: The obverse, like the reverse, was designed by George T. Morgan. It features a left-side portrait of Liberty wearing a Phrygian cap, a ribbon that bears an inscription of her name, and a crown made of one Southern crop, cotton, and one Northern one, wheat. The image is encircled by two rim inscriptions, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1885," and thirteen stars.

Reverse: An open wreath partially encircles and eagle, which holds arrows and an olive branch, on the reverse. Above the bird's head is the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST." Encircling the image and inscription are two rim inscriptions, which offer the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the face value of the coin, "ONE DOLLAR."

Well Maintained MS64 with Green Label

This coin earned a Mint State 64 grade from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). That grade indicates that the coin has at least an average strike and lacks any traces of wear. This grade comes provided on a green label. To qualify for the the Green Label, a coin must meet NGC's strict requirements for authentication and grading. Before being submitted to NGC’s review, coins that receive the prestigious Green Label must meet a set of standards set forth by Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA). These strict guidelines pertaining to the coin’s exceptional luster, strike, toning, and eye appeal ensure each coin is of exceptional quality.

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