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1889 Morgan Silver Dollar Toned NGC MS63 CPCR 5019

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1889 Morgan Silver Dollar Toned NGC MS63 CPCR 5019

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Why get this Toned 1889 Morgan Silver Dollar?

Every Morgan collector needs to have at least one 1889 Morgan. With over 21.7 million pieces struck, this issue has the highest mintage of any in the series. Even so, MS63 is a relatively high grade, as examples in high mint state are extremely difficult to find. Struck on a .7734 troy oz. planchet of .900 at the Philadelphia Mint, this coin would make a stunning addition to any collection. When you order, you will receive the exact coin depicted on this page.

Patriotic Liberty Design by George T. Morgan

This historic silver dollar takes its name from the man who designed both faces of it, George T. Morgan. For his obverse design, Morgan broke with the long tradition of using Greek-style models for Liberty and instead used an American-style one, Anna Willess Williams. Depicted in left-side profile, she wears a crown of cotton and wheat, one Southern crop and one primarily Northern one, and a Phrygian cap, which symbolizes her freedom. Her effigy is encircled by thirteen stars and the inscriptions "E PLURIBUS UNUM" (From many, one) and "1889."

An open wreath largely encircles an eagle on the reverse. The eagle has its wings stretched upward toward the rim as it holds arrows and an olive branch. The former serve as a reminder that America will defend her values when forced to do so, while the latter indicates that the country prefers peace. The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed between the bird's wings, while a pair of rim inscriptions, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "ONE DOLLAR," encircle the image.

Well Maintained MS63

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) awarded this coin a grade of Mint State 63. Coins in MS63 have good strikes, full mint luster, and show no traces of wear. This specimen displays attractive toning.

Don't miss your chance to own this Toned 1889 Silver Morgan Dollar.


Year of Issue:1889
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Variety:Toned
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9
Weight in Grams:24.055 g
Weight in Ounces:0.7734 oz
Diameter:38.1 mm
Thickness:2.4 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
Mintage:21,726,000
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