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1885 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65+ Green Label

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1885 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65+ Green Label
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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).

  • This coin was $1 US legal tender.
  • This piece was struck from .7734 oz of .900 fine silver.
  • This coin comes from a mintage of 17,787,000 pieces.
  • This Morgan was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The Morgan Silver Dollar Series is an iconic piece of Americana.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 65+.
  • This coin's grade comes on NGC's distinctive green label.

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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Add this Morgan 1885 Silver Dollar to your collection today.

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
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Label/Signature:Green Label
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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