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1887 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65 Green Label

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1887 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65 Green Label
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Why order this 1887 Silver Morgan Dollar?

Start or grow your collection of coins from the most iconic coin series in American history with this Silver 1887 Morgan Dollar. The Morgan was an important coin as designer George T. Morgan's obverse design departed from the tradition of depicting Liberty as a Greek-style figure and instead showed her as an American-style figure. This symbolism, along with that in her crown, was a small but important step for a country seeking to forge a unique, common identity in the years following the Civil War. The silver dollar is housed in a protective holder with the NGC's Green certification label, which was developed in partnership with Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA).

  • This coin was $1 legal tender in the United States.
  • This coin was struck from .7734 oz of .900 fine silver.
  • This piece was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • This Morgan was part of a mintage of 20,290,000 pieces.
  • This coin comes from the tenth issue of the Morgan Silver Dollar.
  • This series has a unique place in the hearts and minds of Americans.
  • Morgan Dollars, or "Morgans," are often collected even by those who do not collect other coins.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 65.
  • NGC paired this stunning coin with its prestigious Green Label.

Striking Liberty Design by George T. Morgan

Obverse: George T. Morgan's obverse design depicts Liberty in left-side profile. Along with a Phrygian cap and a ribbon that bears an inscription of her name, she dons a crown, which is made from a Southern crop, cotton, and a Northern one, wheat. The image is encircled by two inscriptions, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1887," and thirteen stars.

Reverse: Morgan's reverse design shows an eagle holding arrows and an olive branch within an open wreath. The bird's outstretched wings reach toward the rim, and the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed between them. The name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the face value of the coin, "ONE DOLLAR," are inscribed along the rim.

Well Maintained MS65 with Green Label

The experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) indicated that this coin was struck well by giving it a Mint State 65 grade. They provided that grade on a Green Label. To obtain the distinctive Green Label, a coin must first meet or surpass a set of quality parameters established by a highly renowned team of independent numismatic industry experts at RARCOA in terms of strike, luster, and eye appeal, before additionally meeting NGC's stringent grading procedures.

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This 1887 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:1887
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS65
Label/Signature:Green Label
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
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