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Why order this 1885 Silver Morgan Dollar?
The Morgan Silver Dollar Series is one of the most beloved coin series in American history. Even many of those who are not familiar with and do not collect other historic coins often choose not to part with these iconic pieces of Americana. This coin comes from the 1885 mintage, the 20th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. It is a fantastic choice for any collector who wants a Morgan in excellent condition.
Iconic American-style Liberty Design by George T. Morgan
Obverse: George T. Morgan chose an American-style model for Liberty for his obverse design, thus breaking with the tradition of depicting her as a Greek-style figure. The left-side portrait, which is encircled by thirteen stars and two rim inscriptions, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1885," shows Liberty wearing a crown, a ribbon, and a Phrygian cap. The crown is made from cotton and wheat, and the ribbon bears an inscription of her name, "LIBERTY."
Reverse: An eagle spreads its wings toward the rim while holding arrows and an olive branch within an open wreath on the reverse. The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed above the birds head. The name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the face value of the coin, "ONE DOLLAR," are inscribed along the rim.
Beautifully Preserved MS65 with Green Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded the coin Mint State 65, which means that it was struck well. This coin also qualified for NGC's Green Label which represents a two-stage process. Prior to meeting NGC's strict grading and authentication requirements, the coin also met high standards for luster, strike and eye appeal set by RARCOA (Rare Coin Company of America). Only coins that possess this exception quality will receive NGC's Green Label.
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Don't miss your chance to own this Morgan 1885 Silver Dollar.
This 1885 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:||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|