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Why Choose This BU 1888-O Great Southern Hoard Morgan Silver Dollar with a Treasury Hoard Label?
While there are a wide range of reasons that collectors are drawn to Morgan silver dollars, these classic coins are sometimes found as part of a hoard. This makes those specimens even more desirable. This 1888-O Morgan silver dollar is from the Great Southern Hoard. The recently discovered Great Southern Hoard included 13,000 Morgan silver dollars. They were still sealed in their original bags from the U.S. Mint.
Morgan's Classic Liberty and Bald Eagle Designs
The date is located on the obverse near the bottom of the design. Liberty is depicted at the center. She has long wavy hair and is wearing a small cap.
Both sides of this coin were designed by George T. Morgan. The reverse shows his bald eagle design. The "O" mintmark of the New Orleans Mint can also be found here.
NGC Certified BU with a Treasury Hoard Label
This coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and has a treasury hoard label to mark its status as part of the Great Southern Hoard. It was assigned the grade of Brilliant Uncirculated.
Make this NGC BU 1888-O Great Southern Hoard Morgan silver dollar with a treasury hoard label a part of your collection while you have the opportunity.
|Year of Issue:||1888|
|Designation:||Great Southern Hoard|
|Label/Signature:||Treasury Hoard Label|
|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|
In 1878, thirteen years after the end of America’s devastating Civil War, the united, but wounded nation, saw the introduction of a new silver dollar. Designed by George T. Morgan, the country’s new coin featured patriotic imagery and served as a powerful symbol of unity that helped heal a nation.
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