Certified Morgan Silver Dollar 1886-S AU53 PCGS

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    The Certified Morgan Silver Dollar 1886-S AU53 PCGS holds a significant place in the illustrious history of American coinage. Struck in 1886 at the San Francisco Mint, this coin is part of the iconic Morgan Dollar series, which has captivated collectors and enthusiasts for generations.

    Designed by George T. Morgan, the obverse of the coin features a left-facing portrait of Lady Liberty, adorned with a Phrygian cap and crowned with an agricultural wreath. The reverse showcases a majestic bald eagle with outstretched wings, clutching arrows and an olive branch, surrounded by a wreath and the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "ONE DOLLAR."

    The "S" mint mark on the reverse indicates that this coin was minted at the San Francisco Mint, one of the key minting facilities responsible for producing Morgan Dollars during the late 19th century.

    The mintage of the 1886-S Morgan Dollar was significant, reflecting the high demand for silver coinage at the time. The San Francisco Mint contributed substantially to the overall production of Morgan Dollars, helping to meet the needs of commerce and trade across the United States.

    This particular coin has been professionally certified and graded by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) as AU53, indicating its About Uncirculated grade. Coins in AU53 condition exhibit light wear on the highest points of the design, with most of the original detail still intact.

    While this coin shows signs of circulation, its overall condition remains highly appealing. The original details of Morgan's design are still visible, allowing collectors to appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship of the coin.

    Despite its age and circulation, this coin retains its historical significance and numismatic value. As a tangible piece of American history, it serves as a reminder of the nation's past and the economic and cultural forces that shaped it.

    In conclusion, the Certified Morgan Silver Dollar 1886-S AU53 PCGS is a testament to the enduring legacy of the Morgan Dollar series. With its iconic design, historical significance, and modest wear, this coin offers collectors a unique opportunity to own a piece of America's numismatic heritage.

  • Details:
    • Denomination: N/A
    • Year: 1886
    • Diameter: N/A
    • Mint Mark: S
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