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1878 Silver Morgan Dollar Coins (Redfield Hoard, BU)

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When the United States Mint resumed silver dollar coining in 1878, the coins had a new design and would be struck by three of the existing branch mints of the US Mint. The 1878 release of the new US silver dollar introduced Americans to the new designs from George T. Morgan, with production taking place in three locales across the nation. Today, 1878 Silver Morgan Dollars from the Redfield Hoard are available to you online from Silver.com.

Coin Highlights:

  • Available to you inside individual flips!
  • First release of Silver Morgan Dollars!
  • Initial mintage of 9,759,300 coins!
  • Consists of .7734 Troy ounces of actual silver content in BU condition.
  • The face value of $1 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
  • Lady Liberty on the obverse.
  • Heraldic eagle on the reverse.

The 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar was struck at three different Mint facilities: Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Carson City. The coins produced at the Philadelphia Mint have no mint mark, while those from San Francisco feature an S and those from Carson City have a CC. The Carson City coins are particularly valuable among collectors, as the Carson City Mint was only in operation for a short time and produced relatively few coins.

All of the 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar Coins available here come in plastic flips and arrive in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The Redfield Hoard of Morgan Dollars is named for LeVere Redfield, an American millionaire who had stashed some 400 bags of US silver dollars behind a false wall in the basement of his home.

For the obverse design of the 1878 Silver Morgan Dollar Coin, the US Mint features a stunning portrait of Lady Liberty, her face serene and dignified. She wears a coronet with the word LIBERTY emblazoned across it, wears a wreath of wheat and cotton, and her hair is pulled back in a bun.

In the reverse design of the 1878 Morgan Dollar Coin, you’ll find a powerful eagle with its wings spread wide, its talons clutching a bundle of arrows and an olive branch. This heraldic eagle design is rendered in stunning detail, with every feather on the eagle’s wings expertly captured in high relief.

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Additional information

Weight 0.77340 oz

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Brand: US Mint

Year:  1878

Mint Mark:  Not Shown

Purity:  .900

Manufacturer:  US Mint

Thickness:  3.1 mm

Diameter:  38.1 mm

Condition:  Brilliant Uncirculated

Face Value:  $1

Issuing Country:  United States

Obverse Designer:  George T Morgan

Reverse Designer:  George T Morgan

Edge Design:  Reeded

Packaging Type: Plastic Flip

Weight:  .7734 Troy Ounce

Images shown are examples only. Actual item appearance is subject to change, but will always correlate with title and description.

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