|Face Value:||1 Dollar|
|Mint:||United States Mint|
Buy Common Date Morgan Silver Dollars in About Good - Very Good Condition at Gainesville Coins! The Morgan Silver Dollar was minted from 1878 to 1904, and 1921, succeeded the Seated Liberty dollar, and was designed by George T. Morgan. The Morgan dollar was minted in Philadelphia (no mint mark), Carson City (CC), San Francisco (S), New Orleans (O), and Denver (D).
In 1918, the Pittman act was passed to help the United States' ally, the United Kingdom, reassure markets that it had sufficient silver backing its notes. The act saw 270,232,722 silver dollars melted and sold to the U.K., many of them Morgan Silver Dollars. The Pittman act did stipulate that Treasury replace every silver dollar melted, but the end of WWI prompted calls for a new design, resulting in the Peace Silver Dollar. 1921 did see large numbers of Morgan Dollars minted before the introduction of the Peace Dollar in late 1921.
The obverse of the Morgan Dollar depicts Lady Liberty, at the likeness of Anna Williams who was an American schoolteacher. Assistant Engraver George T. Morgan designed the silver dollar that would eventually bear his name in 1877. Morgan eventually become the U.S. Mint’s Chief Engraver. The obverse includes the inscription, “E Pluribus Unum,” and the year minted. The reverse of the Morgan Dollar depicts a majestic bald eagle holding arrows and an olive branch, amid a wreath. The reverse includes the inscriptions, “United States of America, One Dollar,” and “In God We Trust."
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