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1885 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65

1885 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65
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Why add this 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection?

A dollar denomination silver coin was among the first products of the U.S. Mint after its establishment more than 225 years ago, a coin type which is still issued today as the modern American Silver Eagle. In the late 19th century, the silver dollar of the period was the Morgan Dollar. Introduced in 1878, the Morgan Dollar, designed by assistant engraver George T. Morgan, was issued by the Mint for a total of twenty-eight years. This example was struck from 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint in 1885, its final mintage reported to be 17,787,000.

Exquisite Rendition of Lady Liberty

The obverse depicts Lady Liberty wearing a Phrygian cap with "LIBERTY" inscribed on the headband. The portrait is surrounded by "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "1885" and thirteen stars.

The reverse features an eagle clutching an olive branch and bundle of arrows, with a laurel wreath curving below. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "ONE DOLLAR." As a product of the Philadelphia Mint, the coin does not carry a Mint mark.

Magnificent Mint State 65

This 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar is in outstanding condition, earning the exceptional grade of Mint State 65 from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The coin is sharply struck, featuring beautifully finished surfaces, stunning original Mint luster and spectacular eye appeal. The coin will arrive in a sonically sealed protective holder with a NGC certification label.

Add this impressively graded 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar to your collection today!

This 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65 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
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Weight in Grams:24.055 g
Weight in Ounces:0.7734 oz
Diameter:38.1 mm
Thickness:2.4 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
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
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