A Morgan silver dollar piece is a coin that was minted from 1878 to 1921. It was named after George T. Morgan, who designed the coin.Continue Reading
The Morgan Silver Dollar is comprised of 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper. There are 0.77344 troy ounces of pure silver in each coin. The size of the Morgan dollar was so big and heavy, people called them cartwheels.
The lady's head that is on the face of the coin was modeled after a school teacher named Anna Williams. On the back side of the coin is an eagle. The Morgan dollars were made at five different mints.Learn more about Coins & Currency
As of 2015, the 1921 Morgan silver dollar carries a numismatic value of about $30 in average, circulated condition, reports CoinTrackers.com and CoinValues.com. CoinStudy.com and CoinFlation.com appraise the same coins in "Fine" condition at $17.50 and $21 to $23, respectively.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the minimum value for an 1885 Morgan silver dollar is $27.11, with coins in good condition valued at more than $400. Coins minted in Carson City fetch the highest value, followed by those from New Orleans, San Francisco and Philadelphia.Full Answer >
As of 2014, an 1899 Morgan silver dollar is worth between $27.19 and $297, depending on the condition of the coin and its mintmark. Many collectors grade the condition of a coin on a scale of good, fine, extremely fine and uncirculated.Full Answer >
As of 2014, an 1884 Morgan silver dollar may be worth from $27.19 to more than $4,000, depending on the condition of the coin and its mint mark. The minimum price of a Morgan silver dollar is based on the melt value of the silver contained in the coin.Full Answer >