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1896 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS62

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1896 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS62

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Why Choose This MS62 1896 Morgan Dollar?

Today, the Morgan silver dollar is among the most widely collected classic U.S. coins. The coin offered here was struck in 1896 at the Philadelphia Mint, it does not have a mintmark. There were 9,744,000 of these minted. Compared to other years of the series, this figure is moderate.

Patriotic Liberty and Bald Eagle Designs by Morgan

The date can be found on the obverse. Both sides feature designs by George T. Morgan. The obverse shows his depiction of Liberty wearing a cap. The border of the design is formed by the date, 13 stars, and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."

The design on the reverse shows a bald eagle with its wings held high. An olive branch and a bundle of arrows can be seen in its talons. The face value is at the bottom of the design below the wreath.

MS62 from NGC

The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation was selected to grade this silver dollar. It received the grade of Mint State 62 from their 70 point scale. That means this coin is in uncirculated condition. Some flaws are visible, but these are often caused by the way these coins were handled during transport from the Mint to banks.

Order while you have the chance, this NGC MS62 1896 Morgan silver dollar could be yours.


Year of Issue:1896
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS62
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:9,976,000
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