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1897-P Silver Morgan Dollar From RedField Collection MS65

1897-P Silver Morgan Dollar From RedField Collection MS65
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Why purchase this 1897-P Silver Morgan Dollar from the private collection of LaVere Redfield?

An astounding collection of 400,000 Morgan Dollars was discovered behind a false wall in the basement of LeVere Redfield's Reno, Nevada home following his death in 1977. Having grown up in poverty in Utah, Redfield had a mistrust for banks and the U.S. government, which led him to keep his hoard hidden under his own roof. This Morgan Dollar from the collection was minted in Philadelphia 1897, the year of Redfield's birth. The coin is struck from 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver and is among a mintage of 2,822,000.

Silver Dollar Design by George T. Morgan

The portrait of Lady Liberty adorns the obverse, wearing a "LIBERTY" crown, framed by "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "1897" and thirteen stars.

The inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "ONE DOLLAR" accompany the image of a heraldic eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows on the reverse.

Beautiful Mint State 65

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this stunning 1897-P Silver Morgan Dollar to be an impressive Mint State 65. Expect a coin of this grade to have excellent eye appeal, an even strike with good average luster overall; some hairlines, marks and/or slightly scuffed areas will be evident. The coin is encapsulated in a protective NGC holder, accompanied by a certification label declaring the coin's inclusion in LaVere Redfield's notorious collection.

Make this magnificent 1897-P Silver Morgan Dollar with a unique history the next addition to your collection!


Year of Issue:1897
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:P
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:MS65
Variety:From RedField Collection
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9000
Weight in Grams:24.055 g
Weight in Ounces:0.7734 oz
Diameter:38.1 mm
Thickness:2.4 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
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