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1897 Morgan Silver Dollar Hot 50 PCGS MS63 VAM-8 Doubled Stars

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Why Order This MS63 1897 VAM-8 Morgan Silver Dollar?

The U.S. Mint struck the very first Morgan silver dollars in 1878. These coins have been widely collected for decades and are still in demand today. This Morgan dollar was struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1897, there were 2,822,000 of these minted. However, the specimen shown here displays die variety VAM-8 which only some 1897 Morgan dollars have.

Morgan's Liberty Design with Obverse Doubling

The obverse of this coin shows George T. Morgan's classic portrait of Liberty. The characteristics of VAM-8 can be seen on this side. This variety includes doubling on some of the stars as well as doubling along the top of Liberty's cap.

A bald eagle is depicted in fine detail on the reverse. The eagle is holding its wings high while it turns its head to the side. A bundle of arrows and an olive branch are in its talons.

PCGS Certified MS63

This Morgan dollar was certified by the unbiased experts at the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). They use a grading scale with a maximum of 70. This specimen is in uncirculated condition and received the grade of Mint State 63 (MS63)

Order while it's available, this PCGS MS63 1897 VAM-8 Morgan silver dollar could be yours.


Year of Issue:1897
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:PCGS
Grade:MS63
Designation:VAM-8 Doubled Stars
Variety:Hot 50
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:2,822,000
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