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Why Make This AU55 1888-O VAM-17 Morgan Silver Dollar the Next Addition to Your Collection?
The Morgan silver dollar has a number of intriguing qualities. Some collectors are most interested in the history surrounding these coins, while others are concerned with the scarcity, or even other factors, such as mint errors. The New Orleans Mint struck this Morgan dollar in 1888. In fact, this specimen displays the VAM-17 die variety which is included in the Top 100 list.
1888-O Oval O
These coins are called Morgan dollars, but the woman pictured on the obverse is actually Liberty. The name Morgan dollar comes from the fact that both designs were created by George T. Morgan.
The reverse features Morgan's depiction of a bald eagle with its wings up. The eagle has its head turned while it clutches arrows and an olive branch with its talons. The face value is at the bottom of the design. The VAM-17 variety can be identified by examining the "O" mint mark.
The team of unbiased experts at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) examined this specimen carefully before assigning a grade to it. Some signs of wear are visible, it was given the grade of About Uncirculated 55 (AU55).
Order while it's available, this PCGS AU55 1888-O VAM-17 Morgan silver dollar could be yours.
|Year of Issue:||1888|
|Designation:||VAM-17 Oval O|
|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|
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