1882-1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS63 - 3 Piece Set

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The Morgan Silver Dollar -- One of America's Favorite Collector Coins

There's no doubt about it. Morgan Silver Dollars are among the most sought-after collector coins in America. For generations, their big size, hefty silver content and vintage 19th century design have secured their place at the top of the collecting pyramid.

The coins feature a portrait of Miss Liberty on the obverse and a spread-winged eagle on the reverse.

Struck from Comstock Lode Silver

The coin was made possible by the discovery of the Comstock Lode silver deposit in Nevada in the 1850s. With all the new silver available, congress authorized the largest striking of Silver Dollars ever in U.S. History. The new coin, designed by mint engraver George T. Morgan, quickly became known as the Morgan Silver Dollar. They were struck in 90% Comstock Lode silver and hundreds of millions were minted between 1878 and 1921. These big silver coins become part and parcel of the Wild, Wild West, with gamblers stacking them high on poker tables and outlaws robbing trains and banks to get them.

Millions Melted

But just as millions were minted, so were millions melted in during World Wars I and II. Coins that were once common became scarce, and collectors begin vying with each other to secure the highest quality examples.

Because of their immense popularity, Morgan Silver Dollars have become harder and harder to find over the years.

Big Hefty Silver Dollars, Struck at Five Different Mints

Each Morgan Silver Dollar is struck in 26.73 grams of silver and is 38.1 mm in diameter. The coins have a reeded edge. The coins were struck at Philadelphia, New Orleans, Carson City, Denver and San Francisco Mints.

1882, 1883 and 1884 Carson City Morgans

The Carson City Mint struck Morgan Silver Dollars between 1878 and 1893. Less than 2% of all Morgan Silver Dollars produced were struck at Carson City! This 1882-1884 Carson City Mint Silver Dollar 3-Coin Set is a great tribute to the craftsmen at the mint. Each is a superior example and displays the coveted "CC" mintmark on the reverse under the eagle. And, since each coin in the set was produced in Carson City, all three belong to the lowest location-specific mintage of all Morgans struck in their respective years. Each year these "Comstock Lode" Morgans get harder and harder to find, so snap these three up now.

Each example is certified in Mint State-63 (MS63) condition by PCGS, showcasing a good strike with a few medium-sized marks and/or hairlines throughout. In addition, each Morgan will be sonically sealed in its own acrylic holder for the ultimate in protection.

Year of Issue 1884, 1883, 1882
Country United States
Composition Silver
Purity 0.9000
Condition Graded
Grade MS63
Denomination 1.00
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name Carson City - CC, U.S. Mint
Coin Weight 26.73 Grams - g
Weight 1 Ounce - oz
Dimensions 38.1mm
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