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Why order this 1896 Silver Morgan Dollar?
The Morgan Silver Dollar is a beloved coin among coin collectors and non-collectors alike. Designer George T. Morgan took the opportunity to help unify and forge a common identity for a divided nation with his groundbreaking depiction of Liberty as an American-style figure. This coin is sure to be valued for years to come.
Groundbreaking American-style Liberty Design by George T. Morgan
Obverse: Both faces of this coin bear designs by George T. Morgan. The obverse bears a left-side portrait of Liberty wearing a Phrygian cap, a ribbon that bears an inscription of her name, and crown of cotton and wheat. Encircling the image are two inscriptions, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1896," and thirteen stars.
Reverse: On the reverse, an eagle clutches arrows and an olive branch within an open wreath. "IN GOD WE TRUST," the national motto of the issuing nation, is inscribed above the bird's head. Rim inscriptions offer the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the face value of the coin, "ONE DOLLAR."
Well Maintained MS64 with Green Label
The experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 64. That means that it has an average or better strike and lacks any traces of wear. This is a spectacular specimen that was awarded NGC's Green Label which indicates that before grading and encapsulation at NGC, it was hand-selected by Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA) for having features such as spectacular eye-appeal, razor-sharp strike, booming luster, or attractive toning. Only coins that have undergone RARCOA's additional scrutiny in addition to meeting NGC's standards for authentication and certification will qualify for the NGC Green Label.
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This 1896 Silver Morgan Dollar NGC MS64 Green Label is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||1896|
|Weight in Grams:||26.73 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.8594 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|