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Why Add This GEM BU 1889 Morgan Dollar from the New York Bank Hoard to Your Collection?
The Morgan silver dollar was minted annually for circulation from 1878 through 1904. It was also struck later for a single year in 1921. This Morgan dollar was struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1889. There were 21,726,000 of these minted. However, the specimen offered here is from a coin hoard. It was found as a part of the New York Bank Hoard.
Timeless Liberty and Bald Eagle Designs by Morgan
While these coins are known as Morgan dollars, the woman depicted on the obverse is actually Liberty. The name Morgan dollar comes from the fact that the obverse and reverse were designed by George T. Morgan.
The reverse shows a bald eagle. This eagle is holding its wings high as it grasps a bundle of arrows and an olive branch with its talons. The face value is inscribed at the bottom of the design.
NGC GEM BU
To have this coin graded and encapsulated, it was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Their team of experts assigned it the grade of GEM Brilliant Uncirculated.
Make this NGC GEM BU 1889 Morgan silver dollar from the New York Bank Hoard a part of your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||1889|
|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|