Morgan Silver Dollars were minted for 26 years, from 1878 to 1904, and then again for one year only in 1921. While Morgans were minted at all four U.S. Mints–Denver, San Francisco, New Orleans and Carson City – the 1921 issue is of particular interest because this was the only year that Morgans were produced at the Denver Mint. There were 50% fewer coins minted in Denver that year compared to the Philadelphia Mint’s output of 1921 Morgans. Each of these coins bears the distinctive “D” mint mark on the reverse and is in hard-to-find brilliant uncirculated condition.
The Morgan Dollar contains over 3/4 ounce of pure silver and is the largest U.S. silver coin ever made for circulation – its diameter measures almost 1 1/2 inches wide. The obverse of the coin depicts Lady Liberty wearing a slave’s cap (an ancient symbol of freedom) with the word “Liberty” inscribed on a ribbon. The reverse features an American eagle holding an olive branch of peace and arrows of war.
A free hardwood display box is included with each coin.