Why Purchase This MS65 1887 Morgan Dollar from the Great Montana Collection?
The Morgan silver dollar is certainly among the most well-known classic U.S. coins. They were struck for the first time in 1878 and the series continued through 1904. They were also minted in 1921. The Morgan dollar shown here was minted in Philadelphia in 1887. There were 20,290,000 of these struck. The coin shown here is not like other 1887 Morgan dollars though, it was a part of the Great Montana Collection. This coin hoard was found in 1998. Its existence was revealed by the owner, he told one of his friends shortly before passing away.
Patriotic Designs on Obverse and Reverse by Morgan
The Morgan dollar is named after the artist who created the designs for the obverse and reverse, George T. Morgan. The woman depicted on the obverse is Liberty, this portrait is quite detailed. The date is at the bottom of the design.
The reverse displays a powerful bald eagle design. This eagle is holding its wings high as it grasps a bundle of arrows and an olive branch with its talons. Since it was struck at the Philadelphia Mint it does not have a Mint mark.
NGC Graded MS65
This coin was assigned the grade of Mint State 65 by the professionals at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. That means this specimen is in uncirculated condition.
Make this NGC MS65 1887 Morgan silver dollar from the Great Montana Collection yours today.
|Year of Issue:||1887|
|Variety:||From the Great Montana Collection|
|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|