David Lawrence Rare Coins
U.S. Coin Values: Morgan Dollars.
About Morgan Dollar Carson City $1
Carson City Morgan Dollars were struck intermittently between 1878 and 1893. Many of the coin struck never saw the light of day until the GSA (US Government Services Agency) release them in a marketing promotion in the 1970s in black plastic packaging. The majority of the GSA releases were 1882, 1883, and 1884 and they are the most common CC-dollars today. The key to the series is the 1889-CC but the 1879-CC the 1893-CC issues are also quite valuable, especially in higher grades.
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|
|Mint Location:||Carson City|
|Composition:||90% silver; 10% copper|
|Designer:||George T. Morgan|
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