1901-O Morgan Silver Dollar AU

1901-O Morgan Silver Dollar AU
1901-O Morgan Silver Dollar AU 1901-O Morgan Silver Dollar AU 1901-O Morgan Silver Dollar AU
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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.

1901-O Morgan

This Morgan Silver Dollar was struck at the New Orleans Mint in 1901. Not only is this the second New Orleans Morgan struck with a date in the 1900s, it is also from the forth to last year that Morgans were produced in New Orleans. Over 13 million were struck at the "Big Easy Mint" that year, but the ravages of time have taken their toll, and countless collectors seek this popular coin. Secure this detailed example before it disappears!

This example is in About Uncirculated (AU) condition, showing only a slight trace of wear on Miss Liberty's hair and on the eagle's breast and the tips of its wings.

Your Morgan Silver Dollar comes in a numismatic flip and includes a certificate of authenticity.

Year of Issue 1901
Country United States
Composition Silver
Purity 0.9000
Condition Uncirculated
Grade AU
Denomination 1.00
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name New Orleans - O
Coin Weight 26.73 Grams - g
Weight 1 Ounce - oz
Dimensions 38.1mm
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