Why does this 2023-S Silver Morgan Dollar proof coin belong in your collection?
The U.S. Mint launched the modern Morgan Silver Dollar series in 2021 to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the original series’ conclusion in 1921. After a year hiatus due to a shortage in silver blanks necessary to strike the coins, in 2023 the United States Mint is again striking .999 fine modern Morgan Dollars. This 2023 dated coin represents the first proof .999 fine Morgan Dollar issued as part of the modern series as well as the first proof Morgan to ever be minted for collectors at the San Francisco Mint. The modern series features the original series’ designs by seventh U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Charles T. Morgan.
- This 2023 Morgan Dollar is a San Francisco Mint product.
- The coin features a lustrous proof finish.
- The coin is struck from 0.859 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver with a diameter of 38.10 mm.
- The one-dollar denomination coin is legal tender of the United States.
- The proof silver dollar coin will ship in its original Mint package.
- Mintage of this modern numismatic treasure is limited to only 400,000 pieces.
Historic Morgan Dollar Design
Obverse: Lady Liberty is rendered on the obverse wearing a Phrygian cap. The cap is embellished with the word “LIBERTY” on the headband, along with sprigs of cotton, wheat and oak. The portrait is framed by the inscription “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” the issue date “2023” and thirteen stars.
Reverse: On the reverse, an eagle is depicted with its wings outstretched while clutching a bundle of arrows and an olive branch, with a laurel wreath curving below. Surrounding inscriptions include “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “ONE DOLLAR,” “IN GOD WE TRUST” and the San Francisco Mint’s “S” Mint mark.
Stunning Proof Silver Dollar
This 2023-S Morgan Silver Dollar proof coin is available from ModernCoinMart in ungraded condition. As expected from coins produced by the San Francisco Mint, the proof coin features an exceptionally sharp strike, gorgeously finished frosted and mirrored finishes, and sensational eye appeal. The coin will arrive as originally packaged by the Mint, encapsulated and nestled in a Mint branded display box, accompanied by a Morgan Dollar themed Certificate of Authenticity.