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1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Coin NGC MS65

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In 1879, the Morgan Silver Dollar entered its second year of production, and the US Mint significantly increased the number of coins they minted. The San Francisco Mint was one of the two mints that consistently produced Morgan Dollars each year. Now, you can acquire 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Coins in certified condition from BGASC.

Highlights:

  • Coins are delivered in NGC protective plastic slabs!
  • This coin marks the second year in the Morgan Silver Dollar Series!
  • The San Francisco Mint produced a total of 9,110,000!
  • Availability of certified coins is limited!
  • Each coin contains 0.7734 Troy ounces of actual silver content.
  • Originally issued with a face value of $1 (USD) by the United States.
  • These coins carry a Mint State 65 grade from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
  • The obverse features Lady Liberty.
  • On the reverse, you’ll find the heraldic eagle.
  • Each coin is marked with an ‘S’ mint mark, indicating its origin in San Francisco.

These 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Coins are available in Mint State 65 condition. Coins with this grade exhibit high-quality mint luster with a few scattered small contact marks or two larger marks. You may also find one or two small patches of hairlines and some noticeable light scuff marks.

Obverse

The obverse of the 1879-S Morgan Dollar showcases a bust of Lady Liberty, designed by George T. Morgan in 1878. It features Liberty’s head in left-profile relief with a Phrygian cap at the back. She also wears a coronet crown and laurel wreath in her hair.

Reverse

On the reverse side of the 1879 Morgan Silver Dollars, you’ll find Morgan’s rendition of the heraldic eagle. This eagle lacks a US national shield but depicts the front-facing bald eagle with wings spread, clutching the arrows of war and the olive branch of peace.

History

Mintage numbers for 1879 varied. Philadelphia produced 14.8 million coins, while San Francisco saw a slight drop to 9.110 million from the previous year. Carson City Mint had a significant decrease from 2.212 million to 756,000 in 1879. However, the addition of 2.887 million coins from New Orleans significantly boosted overall production in 1879 compared to 1878.

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Specifications

Year 1879
Mint Mark S - San Francisco
Metals Purity .900
Producer US Mint
Thickness 3.1 mm
Diameter 38.1 mm
Denomination $1
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) George T. Morgan
Designer (Reverse) George T. Morgan
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Morgan Dollar
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 9,110,000
Packaging NGC Plastic Slab
Metal Content .7734 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Condition MS65
Grading Service NGC
Condition Uncirculated
Packaging Dimensions 3.5 x 2.5 x .5

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