Is an 1893 Morgan Silver Dollar Rare?


Quick Answer

The Morgan silver dollars from 1893 are very rare and this is one of the scarcest dates of this coin. The coin consists of 10 percent copper and 90 percent silver, has a diameter of 38.1 millimeters and it weighs 26.73 grams.

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The mint marks on this coin is an S for the San Francisco Mint, a D for the Denver Mint and an O for the New Orleans Mint. Coins with the S mark are the rarest and most valuable of the three as only 100,000 of this particular coin were produced. If no mint mark is present, then it is considered a Philadelphia Mint coin. The 1893 Morgan silver dollar is is the most popular silver dollar in the United States and George T. Morgan is responsible for creating it.

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