100-Year-Old Morgan Silver Dollar from the Philadelphia Mint
The 1921 Morgan Silver Dollar is significant for three reasons. First, it’s the final date of the series, which was replaced by the Peace Silver Dollar the same year. Second, it’s the only Morgan date to have been struck at the Denver Mint. And third, this final-year coin turns 100 in 2021! These three factors have created a frenzy among collectors, as anniversaries like this one drive the collectible coin market. So, what are you waiting for? This is your chance to not only secure a last-year-of-issue Morgan Silver Dollar from the Philadelphia Mint, but you can get it graded in nice Extremely Fine (XF) condition, a grade that means these coins still boast full and sharp. Combine that with its place in history and you have a piece of America’s past you can’t afford to miss! Add it to your cart today!
AMERICA’S MOST POPULAR COIN – The Morgan Silver Dollar — so named for its designer, U.S. Mint Assistant Engraver George T. Morgan — has stood the test of time. Struck from 1878-1904 and again in 1921. Morgan’s historic design depicts a profile of Lady Liberty on the obverse while the reverse features an eagle with outstretched wings.
STRUCK IN GLEAMING AMERICAN SILVER – Morgan Silver Dollars were struck in 26.73 grams of 90% silver and measure 38.1 mm in diameter.
LEGAL TENDER SILVER DOLLARS – These coins were $1 legal tender in the United States.
EXTREMELY FINE CONDITION – Your 1897-S Morgan Silver dollar will come in nice Extremely Fine (XF) condition.
THE CASE OF THE DISAPPEARING MORGANS – While millions of Morgan Silver Dollars were struck from 1878 through 1921, massive silver meltings and the ravages of time have taken their toll. Today coin experts believe that only 15% of all Morgans ever struck remain in existence.
Don’t miss your chance to secure an incredible last-year-of-issue coin with this 1921-P Morgan Silver Dollar. These historic coins are getting harder to find every year, so grab yours now!
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