Shop for 1900-1904 Morgan Silver Dollars:
-- Morgan silver dollar output in the early years of the 20th century was generally lower than that of the peak 1880s.
-- At the turn of the century, Morgan silver dollars were at the center of political debate, with a silver money standard and the unlimited minting of silver coins up against a "tight money" gold standard.
-- William McKinley 's presidential victory signaled the adoption of a gold standard and the beginning of the end of the Morgan series.
-- Minting of Morgan silver dollars was ended after 1904 when the supply of dollars in circulation was high and there was an absence of silver bullion.
-- When the series was suspended, a large proportion of recent mintages was placed in storage. And huge numbers were lost in government melts during the world wars.
Morgan silver dollars are 90% silver and contain .77344 ounces of pure silver. Each is 38mm (1 1/2 inches) in diameter.