Why add the 1881 Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS64 to your collection?
The experts at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) examined this 1881 Morgan Silver Dollar and determined that it deserved the stunning Mint State 64 (MS64) grade.
- The Morgan Silver Dollar series is one of the most popular in American numismatics.
- Morgan Silver Dollars were struck annually from 1878 until 1904 and then again in 1921.
- This example was struck on a .900 pure silver planchet.
- The coin contains .7734 oz. of silver.
- This coin was struck at the Nation’s first mint in Philadelphia.
- 5,140 examples of this issue have been graded MS64 by PCGS as of 1/13/2021.
Lady Liberty’s Portrait
Obverse: The obverse of the coin features the portrait of Liberty, the American Ideal. She is shown wearing a small inscribed crown. The model for this image was Anna Williams, a Philadelphia school teacher.
Reverse: The reverse features a Heraldic Eagle with his wings spread. He is clutching arrows and an olive branch. The coin was designed by George T. Morgan as his first assignment for the U.S. Mint.
Beautiful Mint State 64
The coins in this grade are often high quality coins with scintillating luster, original surfaces, and a quality strike. There will be small distractions, contact marks, hairlines, dings or scuffs present in the fields or in the devices but they will tend to be overlook-able and not distracting in this grade. Overall coins in this grade have great eye appeal.