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We make it easy to buy U.S. Morgan silver dollars online. You'll find grades ranging from Very Fine to Uncirculated and a full range of dates from 1878-1921.
Interesting Facts About the U.S. Morgan Silver Dollar:
-- George T. Morgan was an apprentice at the U.S. Philadelphia Mint when he designed his world-famous silver dollar in 1878. His model for the Liberty personification was a 17-year-old schoolteacher named Anna Williams. Morgan designed the reverse's eagle using a stuffed bald eagle at the Philadelphia Mint as his model.
-- The 1878-1921 Morgan silver dollar series is the most collected of all classic U.S. Mint silver dollars. It was a national coin, struck at four mints across the country with silver discovered at the fabled Western lodes. For its impressive size and silver content, the Morgan dollar came to be affectionately known as the "Cartwheel" in an age when wagon trains headed for the Western frontier. -- Only about 17% of original Morgans are estimated to survive today. Far fewer remain in the quality grades we offer.
-- Morgans have an exceptionally high silver content. All Morgan dollars contain .7736 troy ounces of precious silver. Each is a large 38mm (1 1/2 inches) in diameter.
Learn more about How America's Great Morgan Silver Dollars Came About.