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1888 Silver Morgan Dollar PCGS MS65

1888 Silver Morgan Dollar PCGS MS65
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Why purchase this Morgan 1888 Silver Dollar?

This 1888 Morgan Silver Dollar was part of the tenth anniversary issue of one of the most beloved coin series in American history. The Morgan helped to heal a nation in the wake of the Civil War and broke new ground in terms of design. Share in this iconic series by ordering this silver dollar today.

  • This coin was $1 US legal tender.
  • This coin was part of the tenth anniversary issue of the Morgan Silver Dollar.
  • This piece was part of a mintage of 19,183,000 pieces.
  • Morgans are often popular even among non-collectors.
  • This coin was struck from 26.73 g of .900 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • PCGS graded this piece Mint State 65.

Novel Patriotic Designs by George T. Morgan

The seventh Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, George T. Morgan, from whom this coin takes its name, designed both faces. Obverse: Morgan broke with the tradition of depicting Liberty as a Greek-style figure and instead depicted her as an American-style figure on the obverse. He shows her wearing a Phrygian cap, a ribbon that bears an inscription of her name, and a crown that represents unity, as it consists of one Southern crop, cotton, and one Northern one, wheat. The image is encircled by two rim inscriptions, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1888," and thirteen stars.

Reverse: On the reverse, an open wreath partially encircles an eagle, which holds arrows and an olive branch in its talons. 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's face value, "ONE DOLLAR."

Beautifully Maintained MS65

This coin was graded Mint State 65 by the experts at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). That grade means that the coin has an above average strike and lacks any traces of wear.

Don't miss your chance to own this 1888 Silver Morgan Dollar.

This 1888 Silver Morgan Dollar PCGS MS65 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:1888
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:PCGS
Weight in Grams:26.73 g
Weight in Ounces:0.8594 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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