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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.
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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This 1885 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:||1885|
|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|