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1897-O Morgan Silver Dollar NGC AU55

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1897-O Morgan Silver Dollar NGC AU55

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Why does this 1897 Morgan Silver Dollar deserve a place in your collection?

Annually struck between 1878 to 1904, the Morgan Silver Dollar is a historic piece of early American coinage, being the first standard silver coin struck under the Coinage Act of 1973 and features the legendary designs of George T. Morgan. This Morgan Silver Dollar was struck in 1897 at the New Orleans Mint and bears the traditional "O" Mint mark on the reverse.

Featuring two classic U.S. designs

The obverse bears a portrait of Lady Liberty, this design was created in 1878 by George T. Morgan and is modeled after writer and teacher Anna Willess Williams. The design bears the traditional American motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and features thirteen stars for the original thirteen colonies.

The reverse was created by George T. Morgan and features a heraldic eagle fashioned after the Great Seal of the United States.

Featuring full details of the Morgan Silver Dollar

This coin was graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and achieved the certification of Almost Uncirculated 55 (AU55). The grade AU55 is used to describe a coin that has moderate wear on less than 50% of the design, while still maintaining full details.

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Year of Issue:1897
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:O
Branch:New Orleans
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:AU55
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:4,004,000
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