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1882 CC Morgan Dollar PCGS MS63


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1882 CC Morgan Dollar PCGS MS63

  • Mint: Carson City
  • 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 1882 Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar is a treasured piece of American numismatic history, embodying the rich legacy of the Old West and the silver boom era. Minted at the historic Carson City Mint in Nevada, this coin is highly sought after by collectors due to its unique origin, historical significance, and relative scarcity.

The Morgan Silver Dollar series, named after its designer, George T. Morgan, was first introduced in 1878. Morgan’s design featured on the obverse a profile portrait of Lady Liberty facing left, her hair crowned with a headband inscribed with the word “LIBERTY” and adorned with agricultural motifs such as wheat and cotton, symbolizing America’s agrarian roots. Around the rim, thirteen stars represent the original colonies, alongside the minting year and the word “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

The reverse showcases an eagle with outstretched wings, clutching an olive branch and arrows, signifying peace and readiness for war, respectively. Above the eagle is the motto “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and around the rim are the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “ONE DOLLAR.” What makes the 1882 Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar particularly notable is the “CC” mint mark located beneath the wreath on the reverse, indicating its Carson City origin.

Struck from silver mined from the nearby Comstock Lode, the 1882 CC Morgan Silver Dollar has a fineness of .900, containing 0.7734 troy ounces of pure silver. This coin is not only a piece of currency but also a tangible connection to the heyday of the American silver mining industry and the rugged individualism of the Western frontier.

Due to limited production numbers and the historical significance of the Carson City Mint, the 1882 CC Morgan Silver Dollar holds a special allure. Its blend of artistic beauty, historical narrative, and tangible link to America’s past makes it a coveted item for numismatists and history enthusiasts alike, offering a glimpse into an era of exploration, adventure, and the pursuit of wealth in the American West.

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