History, Information, and Value of 1882 Morgan Dollar
Value of 1882 Morgan Silver Dollar
The next in a series of high-mintage Philadelphia issues is the 1882 Morgan silver dollar. Quality varies from sharply struck and very attractive to weakly struck and uninviting. Many coins are heavily bagmarked. The strike varies from excellent to weak in the large circulation mintage. Luster ranges from frosty to somewhat dull, but the majority of coins are quite lustrous.
1882 Morgan Are Common If Circulated: All grades are available from well-worn Fine or so to pleasing AU specimens.
Gem Specimens Are Widely Available: There is no reason today’s collector won’t find just the right coin among today’s population of 1882 Morgan dollars; millions of them are probably still extant. MS-65 coins abound and setting your sights on a mark-free specimen will enhance your collection greatly.
Proof Information: A large proportion of the Proof mintage for the date still remains, but many of this date have been cleaned or otherwise mishandled over the years. Look for a pleasing specimen with good cameo contrast and minimal hairlines.
The obverse text on the Morgan Dollar reads “Liberty; E Pluribus Unum; 1882.” The reverse text on the Liberty dollar reads “United States of America; In God We Trust; One Dollar.” The obverse of the silver one dollar coin has a bust of a female facing the left wearing a cap and small crown, with flowers tucked in her hair and stars surrounding the border. The reverse of the Morgan Dollar has an eagle in the center with its wings spread and a wreath surrounding.
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