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1885-O Morgan Silver Dollar From the Great Montana Collection NGC MS66

1885-O Morgan Silver Dollar From the Great Montana Collection NGC MS66
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Why purchase this 1885-O Morgan Silver Dollar?

The U.S. Mint's Morgan Silver Dollars are one of the most popular coins among collectors. This Mint State 1885-O Morgan Dollar possesses a unique history along with an impressive grade. The coin once belonged to hoarder George Bouvier of Deer Lodge, Montana, along with a collection of nearly 17,000 other coins. The hoard, named the "Great Montana Collection," remained hidden in coffee cans in the walls and beneath floors of Bouvier's home, until he disclosed its existence upon his deathbed. This magnificent 38.1 mm diameter coin, struck from 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver at the New Orleans Mint, has a reported final mintage of 9,185,000.

Patriotic Silver Dollar Imagery Created by George T. Morgan

"LIBERTY" is inscribed upon the coronet of Lady Liberty, depicted left facing on the obverse. Additional inscriptions include "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1885."

Representing freedom, strength and peace, an eagle clutching three arrows and an olive branch is featured on the reverse. Inscriptions include the "O" New Orleans Mint mark, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "ONE DOLLAR."

Spectacular Mint State 66

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 1885-O Morgan Silver Dollar coin an exquisite Mint State 66. Expect this coin to possess an even strike and full original Mint luster, with just a few lightly scuffed areas. The coin is presented in an NGC holder, its label confirming it among the Great Montana Collection.

Don't delay, purchase this exceptionally graded Morgan Silver Dollar from the Great Montana Collection now!


Year of Issue:1885
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:O
Branch:New Orleans
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS66
Variety:From the Great Montana Collection
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9
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
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
Mintage:9,185,000
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