Seven Tail Feather 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar. After the original eight tail feather eagle Morgan dollar type embarrassed the Mint Director, he ordered a new type with seven tail feathers later in 1878. It became the standard for the series. Curiously, the young designer George T. Morgan had originally submitted a seven tail feather design after carefully studying the stuffed eagle at the Philadelphia Mint. But the Mint Director had suggested that he add another tail feather to fill the design out! We offer the 1878 Philadelphia seven tail feather type in Extra Fine quality displaying sharp details.
"Resurrected Finale" 1921 Morgan Silver Dollar. In the wake of World War I, the United States had entered the Roaring Twenties. With a booming post-war economy, many Americans were able to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle. Automobiles became commonplace, as did electric washing machines. The year 1921 also saw the birth and death of the Morgan dollar; the last of its kind rolled off the coin presses over 100 years ago. Recreated because its hubs had been destroyed after suspension in 1904, the final year 1921 dollar's engravings differ slightly from earlier pieces. Philadelphia Mint. Sharply detailed Extra Fine quality.