Tag: Morgan Silver Dollar

  • Morgan Silver $1 dollar coin 1878-S

    Morgan Silver $1 dollar coin 1878-S

    Reading Time: < 1 minute One of the more common dates in the series. Mintage limited to 9,774,000 coins. 2nd most widely minted of the Morgans, with prices from $30+ to $300+ dollars each these Morgan Silver Dollars are affordable and a must have for any serious coin collector. Brilliant Uncirculated coins are graded by…

  • $1 dollar coin Morgan Silver Dollar 1878 8TF.

    $1 dollar coin Morgan Silver Dollar 1878 8TF.

    Reading Time: < 1 minute This is the first year that Morgan Dollars were minted. The original design had the correct number of tail feathers – 7. However, for some unknown reason, the dies for some of the first Morgan Dollars were engraved with an incorrect number of tail feathers – 8 (eagle’s do not…

  • Morgan Silver Dollar 1878 7 OVER 8

    Morgan Silver Dollar 1878 7 OVER 8

    Reading Time: < 1 minute The 7 over 8 tail feather variety was used to fix the “incorrect” 8 tail feather design and correct it to the “proper” 7 tail feather design. The 7F/8F design was an economic move to prevent the waste of the already made, unused 8TF dies. The design was corrected in…

  • Morgan Silver Dollar 1878-CC

    Morgan Silver Dollar 1878-CC

    Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 ) Denomination Thickness ( 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) Edge Denomination Composition…

  • Morgan 1$ Silver Dollars, 1878 to 1921.

    Morgan 1$ Silver Dollars, 1878 to 1921.

    Reading Time: 8 minutes Design of the Morgan Silver Dollar Coin. The front of the Morgan Silver dollar coin has the head of Lady Liberty facing left with part of her hair flowing down and part of it held up by a LIBERTY headband. Morgan’s monogram is near her neck. The top of the front…