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1887 Morgan Silver Dollar From the Great Montana Collection NGC MS65

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1887 Morgan Silver Dollar From the Great Montana Collection NGC MS65

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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
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS65
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:20,290,000
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