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1878 S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS64

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1878 S Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS64

  • Mint: San Francisco
  • Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
  • Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
  • Composition: Silver
  • Fineness: 0.9
  • Weight: 26.73g
  • ASW: 0.7734oz
  • Diameter: 38.1mm
  • Edge: Reeded

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The 1878 S Morgan Silver Dollar stands as a beacon of American strength and ingenuity, minted in the renowned San Francisco Mint. This coin, from the first year of the Morgan dollar series, reflects the United States’ burgeoning industrial prowess and the spirit of innovation that defined the era following the Civil War and during the country’s Centennial celebrations.

The coin features the masterful work of engraver George T. Morgan, showcasing a bold and dignified profile of Lady Liberty on the obverse. Lady Liberty is adorned with a Phrygian cap, symbolic of freedom and the pursuit of liberty, combined with agricultural motifs of wheat and cotton that signify the nation’s growth and prosperity. Surrounding her are the words “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and the year of minting, 1878, flanked by thirteen stars representing the original colonies—a nod to America’s enduring foundation and unity.

On the reverse, the coin displays an eagle with outstretched wings, clutching both an olive branch and arrows in its talons, symbolizing America’s readiness to defend its values of peace and liberty. The eagle’s powerful stance against a backdrop of a wreath signifies the nation’s resilience and vigilance. The inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “ONE DOLLAR” frame this majestic bird, reaffirming the ideals of unity and integrity.

Crafted from 90% silver and 10% copper, the 1878 S Morgan Silver Dollar is not only a piece of monetary history but also a symbol of national pride. Its circulation during a pivotal period of rebuilding and growth encapsulates the enduring spirit of America, making it a treasured artifact for collectors and patriots alike.

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