Why purchase this Extremely Fine Morgan Silver Dollar struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1903?
The Morgan Dollar was introduced in 1878 by the U.S. Mint and produced for a total of twenty-eight years. Designed by George T. Morgan, the Silver Dollar was struck from 0.7734 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver with a diameter measurement of 38.1 mm. This coin is among the 1903 mintage of 4,652,000 circulation strikes bearing no Mint mark, indicating the coin's origin at the Philadelphia branch of the Mint.
Stunning Imagery Representing Liberty and Freedom
Lady Liberty is portrayed on the obverse facing left, wearing a coronet inscribed with "LIBERTY" and a Phrygian cap, which symbolizes freedom and the pursuit of liberty. The portrait is framed by thirteen stars signifying the original Colonies, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1903."
"UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "ONE DOLLAR" encircle the image of an eagle holding an olive branch and three arrows on the reverse. A wreath partially wraps the eagle from below; "IN GOD WE TRUST" inscribed above. Morgan's initial "M" appears on the wreath's ribbon.
Extremely Fine Morgan Silver Dollar
Expect this 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.
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|Year of Issue:||1903|
|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|