Morgan Dollars

The Morgan Silver Dollar is one of the most popular and most beautiful of all classic United States coins.  First minted in 1878, it was a coin that was connected with the “Wild West.”  It was struck with silver from the Comstock Lode in Nevada (the most famous and most successful silver strike in American history), and it was respected everywhere because of its large size and large amount of silver.  It also became known as a “cartwheel” because of its large size.

The coin was named for its designer, U.S. Mint engraver George T. Morgan. The obverse portrays Lady Liberty wearing a slave’s cap (an ancient symbol of freedom), a ribbon inscribed with the word “Liberty,” and cotton and wheat as a tribute to America’s agricultural heritage.  The reverse features an American eagle holding both the olive branch of peace and arrows of war.
 
Morgan was originally from England.  He studied with the most renowned English engravers of the era before coming to Philadelphia to work for the U.S. Mint.  He claimed that the model for Lady Liberty was a statue in a Philadelphia museum, but it was soon revealed that the model was, in fact, a Philadelphia teacher.  When the truth became known, the teacher lost her job – because being an artist’s model was considered “immoral”!
 
 
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Morgan Silver Dollars VG or Better
Price: $27.75
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Morgan Silver Dollars VG or Better
Morgan Silver Dollars VG or Better
Morgan Silver Dollars XF or Better Condition
Price: $34.00
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Morgan Silver Dollars XF or Better Condition
Morgan Silver Dollars XF or Better Condition
Morgan Silver Dollars Genuine AU Condition
Price: $28.75
Morgan Silver Dollars Genuine AU Condition
Morgan Silver Dollars Genuine AU Condition
Morgan Dollar PCGS MS64
Price: $95.00
Morgan Dollar PCGS MS64
Morgan Dollar PCGS MS64
Morgan Silver Dollars Genuine BU Condition
Price: $49.60
Morgan Silver Dollars Genuine BU Condition
Morgan Silver Dollars Genuine BU Condition
1881 CC $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
Price: $1,815.00
1881 CC $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
1881 CC $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
1883 $1 MORGAN PCGS MS67 + W/CAC
Price: $7,800.00
1883 $1 MORGAN PCGS MS67 + W/CAC
1883 $1 MORGAN PCGS MS67 + W/CAC
1884 O $1 MORGAN PCGS MS67 CAC
Price: $4,550.00
1884 O $1 MORGAN PCGS MS67 CAC
1884 O $1 MORGAN PCGS MS67 CAC
1878 8TF $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
Price: $9,000.00
1878 8TF $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
1878 8TF $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
1886 $1 MORGAN NGC MS67
Price: $1,125.00
1886 $1 MORGAN NGC MS67
1886 $1 MORGAN NGC MS67
1888 O $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
Price: $2,250.00
1888 O $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
1888 O $1 MORGAN PCGS MS66
Morgan dollars - Carson City Mint - MS64 certified
Price: $295.00
Morgan dollars - Carson City Mint - MS64 certified
Morgan dollars - Carson City Mint - MS64 certified