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Why purchase this Extremely Fine Morgan Silver Dollar struck at the New Orleans Mint in 1901?
The U.S. Mint produced the Morgan Silver Dollar for a total of twenty-eight years, beginning in 1878. Featuring designs by George T. Morgan, the dollar coin containing 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver measures 38.10 mm in diameter. This Morgan Dollar is one of the 13,320,000 struck at the New Orleans Mint in 1901.
Symbolic Representation of Liberty and Freedom
Lady Liberty is depicted on the obverse wearing a Phrygian cap, which symbolizes freedom and the pursuit of liberty, with the word "LIBERTY" inscribed upon the headband. The portrait is encircled by thirteen stars signifying the original Colonies, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and the date of issue "1901."
"UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "ONE DOLLAR" are inscribed on the reverse, wrapping around the image of eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows. "IN GOD WE TRUST" is inscribed above, with a wreath and the New Orleans Mint mark "O" below. Morgan's initial "M" appears on the wreath's ribbon.
Extremely Fine Morgan Silver Dollar
This 1901-O Morgan Silver Dollar is presented in Extremely Fine condition. Expect the uncertified coin to exhibit the strike and surface characteristics of a coin receiving a grade of approximately 40 on the Sheldon Scale: complete details of design and overall sharpness, with most of the highest elements slightly flattened and some traces of original Mint luster remaining.
This Extremely Fine 1901-O dated example of the U.S. Mint's Morgan Silver Dollar series belongs in your collection today!
This 1901-O Morgan Silver Dollar XF 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:||1901|
|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|