Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 (Date Our Choice – No Toning)
The Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 is an iconic example of a silver legal tender coin struck during America’s “golden age” of hard money. The Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 was designed by George T. Morgan and was the business coin of choice in early frontier towns of the old West.
The Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 contains 0.77 ounce of pure silver and saw wide usage in business transactions both in this country and abroad. These coins were minted in the San Francisco Mint (S Mint Mark), Denver Mint (D Mint Mark), Philadelphia Mint (No Mint Mark), New Orleans Mint (O Mint Mark) and the Carson City Mint (CC). The mint mark is on the reverse of the coin, below the wreath under the Eagle’s tail feathers.
Between 1878 and 1904 approximately 555 million coins were minted – today only a tiny fraction of these will ever be graded PCGS MS 65 because most coins minted were released for daily commerce and are now circulated.
By US law all are 90% silver with a small amount of copper added to insure years of daily monetary circulation. Much of the famous Comstock Silver Load made its way into these historical silver dollars.
The Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 (Gem Uncirculated) are not readily available because of the infamous Pittman Act. In 1918 legislation was passed which allowed the melting of almost 300 million coins decreasing available coin supply by more than half!
The Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 offered here are carefully chosen by experts for brilliance and eye-appeal and they are blast white which creates wider appeal. They are not bullion coins and trade for a higher premium over their melt value for several reasons. There is a large collector base which eagerly seek higher grades because of their scarcity and historical interest. And because they are no longer minted higher demand creates higher premiums. Finally these large US silver dollars have been recognized worldwide as a store of value for more than 100 years.
The Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 offered here are dates and mint marks of our choice. They are problem free coins, independently graded by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). These Morgan Silver Dollar PCGS MS65 examples are sometimes called “slabbed” coins because of their “tamper-evident” holders and can be stored in a custom blue plastic box which holds 20 encapsulated coins.
A word about grading – as you will note all rare coins we sell are certified by PCGS (The Professional Coin Grading Service). This is an important distinction because there are other grading services. PCGS however sets the standard in the coin industry. We have walked their facility and seen first hand the time and dedication they put into their world-class grading firm – they are reliable – consistent and professional.
For 35 years we have happily guaranteed your satisfaction – if you are not thrilled with these superb coins simply return them within 14 business days for a complete refund – no questions asked. Thanks for reading.
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