Morgan Silver Dollars 1878-1921



Mintmarks
Morgan Dollars were struck at the Philadelphia, Now Orleans, San Francisco and Carson City  mint. Philadelphia coins do not carry a mintmark, the other mintmarks are to be found below the wreath on the reverse of the coins.
O = Now Orleans
S = San Francisco
CC = Carson City

Additional Info: The 1921 (d) Denver minted Morgan silver dollar was the only Morgan ever minted at the Denver mint




Specification of Morgan Silver Dollars
Diameter
38.1 mms
Weight
26.73 grams
Silver Alloy
.900
Silver Content
0.7735
Edge
Reeded
Notes to Table
Face Value = Denomination in American Dollars.
Weight = Standard weight in grams.
Silver Content = Fine silver content in Tory ounces.
Diameter = Diameter in millimeters.


Most collectors can only dream about the 1889 – CC 
Morgan dollar, rarest of the Carson City Mint Morgan’s.




This 90% silver dollar is one of the most rare & desirable issues in the entire Morgan dollar series. Just a scant 350.000 1889-CC Morgan were minted & few have ever turned up in hoards, including the great treasury release of the 1960s through the 1980s. many may have been melted down to comply with Pittman act of 1918
Specifications

Designer
George T .Morgan
Weight
26.73 grams
Diameter
38.1 millimeters
Metal Content
Silver: 90%  ـــ Copper: 10%
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
350.000

 But
The Top 10 Most Valuable Morgan Silver Dollars for (2014) are:
1.                1893 S Morgan Silver Dollar
2.                1901 Morgan Silver Dollar
3.                1889 CC Morgan Silver Dollar
4.                1895 O Morgan Silver Dollar
5.                1893 O Morgan Silver Dollar
6.                1896 O Morgan Silver Dollar
7.                1892 S Morgan Silver Dollar
8.                1886 O Morgan Silver Dollar
9.                1895 Morgan Silver Dollar
10.           1893 CC Morgan Silver Dollar