MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR - 1879 S Reverse 79 - MS66

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The Morgan dollar was minted from 1878 to 1904, and again in 1921. It was the first standard silver dollar minted since production of the previous design, the Seated Liberty dollar, ceased due to the passage of the Coinage Act of 1873, which also ended the free coining of silver. The coin is named after its designer, United States Mint Assistant Engraver George T. Morgan. The obverse depicts a profile portrait representing Liberty, while the reverse depicts an eagle with wings outstretched.  
This variety of the 1879 S Morgan Silver Dollar was minted in San Francisco later in that year and features an updated design from the 1878 reverse design.

In this variety, the eagle now sports a rounder and more convex breast making it look more natural. Also, unlike the reverse of the previous variety where the top arrow feather is parallel to the other arrows held in the eagle's claw, in this one the top arrow feather is slanted more upward.
  • Average Circulated will include coins with some discolorations or spots, cleaning, small dings, scratches, and/or worn rims.
  • Fine Coins are undamaged, full rimmed pieces, no harsh or modern cleaning (some may have been gently cleaned over 50 years ago)
  • Extra Fine show only slight traces of wear, never cleaned.
  • Uncirculated is MINT STATE, exactly as the coins left the mint. They may have experienced some NATURAL TONING or small bag marks due to handling between the mint and banks
  • Proof Coins are specially issued and manufactured as display pieces


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MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR - 1879 S Reverse 79 - MS66

MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR - 1879 S Reverse 79 - MS66

Regular price $ 279.00
Sale price $ 279.00 Regular price
Unit price

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