The Morgan Silver Dollar – An American Treasure - The Morgan silver dollar is a unique part of the history of America. Not highly regarded in its day, the coin is now one of the most collected of all United States coins.
1889 Morgan Silver Dollar - Although all of the Morgan Dollars have more value than their face value, the 1889 Morgan Silver Dollar has the most value and is the most sought after coin in the entire Morgan Dollar series.
The 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar and the ‘Schoolgirl’ Pattern Dollar - 1879 was a notable year for the Morgan Silver Dollar. The Morgan design was first released in 1878 and production was increased by using four mints in 1879. There were a number of varieties and a very special 'Schoolgirl' pattern dollar.
The Morgan Dollar – 1878 to 1921 - The Morgan Dollar is a United States Silver Dollar named after its designer, George T. Morgan. These were made from 1878 to 1904, and then again, in 1921, just for that year.
Morgan Dollar Branch Mint Proofs - There is a widespread belief that Philadelphia is the only US mint to produce proof Morgan silver dollars. This is generally true, but the other 3 mints occasionally struck proofs as well.
How to Spot a Fake 1893-S Morgan Silver Dollar - 1893-S Morgan silver dollars are so renowned, that more exist today than were originally minted. Most Counterfeit 1893-S Morgans consist of altered versions of existing genuine Morgan dollars.
How to Spot an Altered Morgan Silver Dollar - The vast majority of Morgan dollar counterfeits are altered specimens of less expensive issues to mimic the low supply, high demand counterparts. Determining whether the coin you're looking at is real or phony, is fairly easy when you know what to look for.