Why Make This BU 1888 Morgan Dollar from the New York Bank Hoard the Next Addition to Your Collection?
The first Morgan silver dollars were struck in 1878. These coins have been widely collected for decades. Many are drawn to these silver dollars because of the history surrounding them. The Morgan dollar shown here was struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1888. There were 19,183,000 of these minted. However, the specimen offered here is a hoard coin. It was found as a part of the New York Bank Hoard, which was only recently discovered.
Morgan's Powerful Liberty and Bald Eagle Designs
These coins are known as Morgan dollars because the obverse and reverse designs were created by George T. Morgan. The obverse shows his portrait of Liberty, she's facing the left and the date is just below her.
The face value is on the reverse. Since this coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint, it does not have a mintmark. A bald eagle can be seen holding its wings high, it's partially surrounded by a wreath.
NGC GEM BU
This coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. It was awarded the grade of GEM Brilliant Uncirculated.
This NGC GEM BU 1888 Morgan silver dollar from the New York Bank Hoard could be yours, make it a part of your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||1888|
|Variety:||From the New York Bank Hoard|
|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|