Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar

Silver was found in the mountains near Carson City, Nevada, in the late 1800s. Hence, the Carson City Mint was established as a result. The mint produced a range of coins, but none became as famous as the Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar. Designed by George T. Morgan, the coins feature Lady Liberty on the obverse and a majestic eagle on the reverse.

From 1878 through 1893, the Carson City Mint manufactured Morgan Silver Dollars. They were, however, a fairly small mint. Therefore, the number of Carson City Morgan Silver Dollars minted was significantly lower than other mints producing the same coin. Because of this, the Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar has emerged as one of the most sought-after coins. This is in all the history of American numismatics.

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