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1878-1879

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    1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar Extra Fine Image 1

    1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar Extra Fine

    When the Morgan dollar emerged in 1878, the recently opened San Francisco Mint ranked as America's finest minting facility with the latest, most sophisticated equipment. Not surprisingly, the first five 1878-1882 S-mintmark issues are universally...

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  • 1879-O Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine Image 1

    1879-O Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    The New Orleans branch mint of the Old South was converted to an armaments factory by the Confederacy. It didn't re-open as a minting facility until after the Reconstruction Era, when these first O-mintmark Morgans emerged a year later than the inaugural...

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    1879-P Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    1879-P Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    Many were lost in government melts - hugely disproportionate to other mint's issues of the day. Today as little as 5% of its original production is estimated to survive in our nicely detailed Very Fine quality or higher grades. It costs no more than...

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  • 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine Image 1

    1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    In 1879, the San Francisco Mint struck only Morgan silver dollars, with an even smaller mintage than 1878. So the artisans there could concentrate even more on producing America's finest Morgan dollars, whose S mintmark was a hallmark of superior quality...

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    1878 7-Tail Feather Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    1878 7-Tail Feather Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    This first-year 1878 seven tail feather Philadelphia Mint issue replaced the original eight tail feather eagle reverse. The change resulted from an ornithologist's complaint to the Mint that eagles invariably have odd-numbered tails. All later Morgan...

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  • 1878-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine Image 1

    1878-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    Merely 2% of Morgan silver dollars were struck at the isolated Carson City Mint in Nevada, situated near the Comstock Lode. Of the first-date 1878 Morgan dollar issues, the CC is the most elusive today in our nicely detailed Very Fine quality or higher...

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    1878 8-Tail Feather Morgan Silver Dollar Extra Fine

    1878 8-Tail Feather Morgan Silver Dollar Extra Fine

    Struck only by the Philadelphia Mint, this historic first eight-tail feather Morgan dollar had an output of just 750,000. Minting was stopped after an ornithologist protested that eagles always have an odd number of feathers. Later Morgans were struck...

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    1879-O Morgan Silver Dollar Extra Fine Image 1

    1879-O Morgan Silver Dollar Extra Fine

    In 1879, the newly reopened New Orleans Mint struck less than three million Morgan silver dollars; by comparison, that same year Philadelphia output nearly 15 million! Today it's estimated that less than 3% of these historical treasures remain in Extra...

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    1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar About Uncirculated

    1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar About Uncirculated

    This historic first date in America's most popular classic silver dollar series was struck from bonanza silver mined in the Wild West. Cowboys were paid just one for a long day's work. These just shy of mint-state, first year AU specimens still exhibit...

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    1878 8-Tail Feather Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine Image 1

    1878 8-Tail Feather Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    Struck only by the principal Philadelphia Mint, this historic first Morgan dollar had an abbreviated mintage of just 750,000. Minting was stopped after an ornithologist protested that eagles always have an odd number of feathers. Later Morgan dollars...

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  • 1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine Image 1

    1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    Of the 1878-1882 five first San Francisco Mint Morgans considered the best struck in the 95-issue series, this original 1878-S issue is the scarcest overall. It introduced the Morgan silver dollar to the Wild West at a time when the recently opened San...

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    1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated

    1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated

    Struck from bonanza silver mined at fabled sites like Comstock and Tombstone, this 1878-S San Francisco issue introduced the Morgan silver dollar to the West. It represented a day's pay for most Americans, so relatively few were saved in mint-state...

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  • 1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated

    1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated

    Of the 1878-1882 first five San Francisco Mint issues (considered to be the best-struck in the entire Morgan dollar series), the 1879-S had the second lowest total mintage. And the San Francisco facility divided its 1879 production between two relatively...

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    1878-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated

    1878-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated

    This first-year Morgan is a great prize for collectors, especially in our Brilliant Uncirculated quality. It was struck at the small Carson City, Nevada branch mint, whose production was quite limited compared to the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints...

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  • 1879-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    1879-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Very Fine

    In only the second year of the series, just 756,000 Morgans were output for commerce by Carson City in 1879; for that same date Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Francisco produced silver dollars into the millions. Mint-state issues can easily sell for...

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    U.S. Morgan Silver Dollar 1878-S Certified MS-63

    1878-S Morgan Silver Dollar Certified MS-63

    Struck from bonanza silver mined at fabled sites like Comstock and Tombstone, this 1878-S San Francisco issue introduced the Morgan silver dollar to the West. It represented a day's pay for most Americans, so relatively few were saved in mint-state...

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    Now: $325.00
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    1879-P Morgan Silver Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated Image 1

    1879-P Morgan Silver Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated

    The 1879 Philadelphia Mint Morgan BU is comparatively scarce among early dates. As few as 177,000 may currently survive in mint-state quality or better. That's less than 1.5% of the original 14.8 million mintage. Today it's the second scarcest...

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    1878 Morgan Silver Dollar Variety Trio Certified MS-63

    1878 Morgan Silver Dollar Variety Trio Certified MS-63

    In the very first year of the series, the Morgan silver dollar underwent several design changes, resulting in a number of different varieties. Collectors are always looking for these sought after Philadelphia Morgans which can be tough to find, but even...

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    1878-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Extra Fine

    1878-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Extra Fine

    Every collector should have at least one Morgan silver dollar struck by the legendary Carson City Mint in their collection, so here's your opportunity to lasso yourself a first year, sharply detailed Extra Fine 1878-CC specimen for the same price as...

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    Now: $545.00
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    1879-P & 1883-P Morgan Silver Dollar Pair Very Fair

    1879-P & 1883-P Morgan Silver Dollar Pair Very Fine

    1879 Philadelphia Morgan Silver Dollar, Although Philadelphia's output of 14.8 million Morgans was the highest of 1879, many would later fall into the government's melting pot; today as little as 5% of its original production may remain in our nicely...

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    Now: $189.00
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    1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Certified MS-63

    1879-S Morgan Silver Dollar Certified MS-63

    Of the 1878-1882 first five San Francisco Mint issues (considered to be the best-struck in the entire Morgan dollar series), the 1879-S had the second lowest total mintage. And the San Francisco facility divided its 1879 production between two relatively...

    Was: $459.00
    Now: $349.00
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    U.S. Morgan Silver Dollar 1883 Philadelphia Certified MS-64

    1883-P Morgan Silver Dollar Certified MS-64

    Morgan silver dollar mintages steadily rose in the 1880s, when silver was still pouring out of the great Western mines. But many Morgans were held in reserve and vast quantities lost in government melts. Original mintages can be very deceiving in...

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    Now: $259.00
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