U.S. Coin Values: Morgan Dollars.
About 1878-1921 Set (96 Coins) $1
Morgan dollars were struck from 1878 through 1904 and then, following a hiatus of 17 years, struck once more in 1921. All told, the first generation of Morgan dollars -- those made from 1878 through 1904 -- are categorically common as a group, though several dates are downright rare even in well-circulated grades. Individuals who buy Morgan dollars as a type will tend to focus on purchasing more common dates, which are mostly dominated by representatives from the Philadelphia, San Francisco, and New Orleans Mints. Examples from Carson City are much scarcer as a group and, grade-for-grade, are considerably more expensive than most of the other, non-CC issues. PLs and DMPLs are highly popular and many are reasonably common.
Obverse: Portrait of Liberty centered. On the left are found 7 stars with the words E*PLURIBUS*UNUM followed by 6 stars on the right. The date is positioned at the bottom.
Reverse: The heraldic eagle is centered holding a bunch of arrows and branch surrounded by and olive leaves. The words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA * ONE DOLLAR frame the periphery. Mint mark, if any, appears above the letters DO of DOLLAR.
|Denomination:||$1 / Silver dollar|
|Composition:||90% silver; 10% copper|
|Variety:||Set (96 Coins)|
|Designer:||George T. Morgan|
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