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Why purchase this Morgan 1898 Silver Dollar?
The Morgan Silver Dollar has become a piece of Americana like no other coin. Pieces are frequently collected not just by hobbyists but by those who do not otherwise collect any coins. First issued in the decade following the Civil War, the coin is rich in symbolism that helped to forge a unique, unified identity for the still young nation. This piece is part of the 20th anniversary release in the series.
Tradition Breaking Liberty Design by George T. Morgan
Obverse: The obverse bears a left-side portrait of Liberty by George T. Morgan. Depicted as an American-style figure, she wears a Phrygian cap, a ribbon that bears an inscription of her name, and a crown made from cotton, a Southern crop, and wheat, a Northern one. "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and the date, "1898," are inscribed along the rim and are joined by thirteen stars.
Reverse: Morgan's reverse design shows an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch within an open wreath. The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed between the bird's outstretched wings. Inscriptions along the rim provide the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the face value of the coin, "ONE DOLLAR."
Well Maintained MS65 with Green Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) awarded this coin a grade of Mint State 65. That means that the coin was struck well. This coins was awarded NGC's distinct Green Label, which was the result of a collaboration between NGC and one of the leading numismatic distributors in the United States, Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA). Before being graded by NGC, a coin much be identified by the experts at RARCOA for meeting or exceeding a set of guidelines pertaining to a coin's strike, eye-appeal, luster, and toning. This additional review ensures only coins of exceptional quality will qualify to carry NGC's distinctive Green Label.
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This 1898 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65 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:||1898|
|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|