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1885-O Silver Morgan Dollar NGC MS66 Green Label

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BranchNew Orleans
Country of ManufactureUnited States (US)
Currency TypeDollar
Denominating CountryUnited States
Denomination Value1.000000
MintU.S. Mint
Mint MarkO
Year of Issue1885
CompositionSilver
Diameter (mm)38.100000
Edge TypeReeded
FinishMint state
ReliefStandard
ShapeRound
GradeMS66
Grading ServiceNGC
LabelGreen
Reverse Designer/EngraverGeorge T. Morgan
Weight - Primary Unit Value26.73 g
This New Orleans struck much desired 1885-O Silver Morgan Dollar is certified by NGC to be in Mint State 66 condition and encapsulated with a Green Label.

Why add the 1885-O Morgan Silver Dollar From the New York Bank Hoard NGC MS66 to your collection?

This thrilling 1885-O Morgan Silver Dollar was given the Mint State 66 (MS66) grade by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) who encapsulated it with their prestigious Green Label. A collaboration between the NGC and RARCOA (Rare Coin Company of America) resulted in the Green Label.

  • The New Orleans Mint functioned over two separate periods, from 1838 until 1861 and again from 1879 until 1909.
  • The Mint struck the Morgan Dollar from 1878 until 1904 when Morgan striking was halted.
  • The Morgan Dollar contains .7734 oz of silver struck on a .900 pure silver planchet.
  • The mintage of this issue is 9,185,000, an average number for New Orleans during that decade.

Fantastic Design Departure

Obverse: The classic obverse features Liberty's profile, facing left while wearing a tiara. Previous depictions were a full-length seated Liberty.

Reverse: The reverse of the dollar features an impressive Bald Eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch; beneath him appears a wreath. The iconic New Orleans "O" mint mark is shown beneath the wreath's bunting.

Beautiful MS66 with Excellent Green Label

Mint State 66 coins are excellent examples with full mint luster and an above average strike. Interestingly, the New Orleans Mint is known for weak strikes, as they adjusted their presses to prolong the live of the dies instead of closer for producing quality coinage. To be awarded the Green Label, prior to the coin being graded by the NGC, while also meeting or surpassing quality standards with reference to strike, luster and eye appeal established by a group of numismatic experts at RARCOA. This additional scrutiny ensures only coins of exceptional quality earn the right to bear the Green Label.

To learn more about the NGC Green Label and to view the entire assortment, click Here!

Add this exciting NGC graded MS66 1885-O Morgan Silver Dollar featuring the coveted Green Label to your collection today!

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