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Why purchase this 1885 Silver Morgan Dollar?
Own a piece from the most iconic coin series in American history with this 1885 Morgan Silver Dollar. The series was first issued in the decade following the Civil War, and George T. Morgan's Liberty design is rich in unifying, patriotic symbolism. This piece comes from the 1885 issue, which marked twenty years since the end of the Civil War. This particular coin also qualified to carry Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's (NGC) Green Label which was developed in collaboration with the numismatic experts at Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA).
Powerful Liberty Design by George T. Morgan
Obverse: The coin's obverse, like the reverse, was designed by George T. Morgan. It features Liberty in left-side profile wearing a ribbon, a Phrygian cap, and a crown of cotton and wheat, a Southern crop and a Northern one. "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1885" are inscribed along the rim, where they are joined by thirteen stars.
Reverse: An eagle clutches arrows, symbols of military readiness, and an olive branch, a symbol of peace, within an open wreath on the reverse. The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed between the bird's wings. Rim inscriptions provide the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the coin'f ace value, "ONE DOLLAR."
Uncirculated MS65+ with Green Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) determined this piece to be in Mint State 65+, which means that it was struck well. This piece also qualified to carry NGC's Green Label which indicates that it was selected by the numismatic experts at RARCOA for having elements such as outstanding eye-appeal, stunning luster solid strike, or intriguing toning, prior to it being submitted to NGC for further review and encapsulation. The Green Label allows collectors to easily identify visually superior coins to add to their collections.
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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|