Morgan Silver Dollar 1878-CC

The 1879-CC is one of the scarcest dates in the series with it’s mintage limited to 756,000 coins.

Grading Standards.

Diameter ( mm )DenominationThickness ( mm 
38.1 mm Mass total 26,73 Gr 
21,92 Gr (0,77344 ounces) of pure silver.
4,81 Gr of pure Copper.
2.4 mm (0.09 in)
Reeded $1 90% silver and 10% coper
Carson City mint
(Nevada USA)
(CC).1878 with 756,000 coins manufactured.


Traces of wear show on hair above eye, ear, edges of cotton leaves, And high upper fold of cap. Partial detail is visible on tops of cotton boils. Luster is gone from cheek.

ALMOST UNCIRCULATED Reverse: There are traces of wear on breast, tops of legs, wingtips, and talons. Surface: Three quarters of the mint luster is still present. Surface abrasions and bookmarks are noticeable.

By Alexandre Laurent

Alexandre Laurentl is working in the jewelry and investment gold since 2002. Alexandre graduated from The Normandy School of Business and from the University of Perpignan a Bachelor of economics in 1995.

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