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Morgan Silver Dollar MS65

Product Availability: In stock

Retail Price:$182.41 Your Price: E-Check/Wire: $167.20 Credit/PayPal: $173.72

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Morgan Silver Dollar in Mint State 65 from NGC containing 90% silver. Dates and mint marks vary.
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Morgan Silver Dollar MS65
The coinage law of 1873 made no provision for the standard silver dollar. During the lapse of coinage of this denomination, the gold dollar became the unit coin, and the trade dollar was used for commercial transactions with the orient.

Resumption of the silver dollar was authorized by the Act of February 28, 1878, known as the Bland-Allison Act. The weight (26.73 grams) and fineness (.900) were to conform with the Act of January 18, 1837. George T. Morgan, formerly a pupil of William Wyon in the Royal Mint in London, designed the new dollar. His initial M is found at the truncation of the neck, at the last tress. It also appears on the left-hand loop of the ribbon.

Coinage of the silver dollar was suspended after 1904, when demand was low and the bullion supply became exhausted. Under provisions of the Pittman Act of 1918, exactly 270,232,722 silver dollars were melted, and later, in 1921, coinage of the silver dollar resumed. The Morgan design, with some slight refinements, was employed until the new Peace design was adopted later in that year.

Note: The coins for sale in this listing may not be the same as the picture. All coins will be pre-1921 and various dates.

Dates and mint marks are our choice, based on availability.

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Additional Information

Purity 90%
Mint U.S. Mint
Metal Silver
Face Value $1
Investment Grade Investment Grade
Year of Mintage N/A

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