Origin: No US coin is as iconic as the Morgan silver dollar, produced from 1878 to 1921 (your coin will be dated 1899 at the latest). These hefty coins provide much to admire, not the least of which is the beautiful design created by George T. Morgan.
Our Morgan dollars were minted during America's Gilded Age, a time when the nation transformed from a small agricultural economy to an industrial powerhouse. Though the US experienced massive economic growth, issues with corporate monopolies and workers rights troubled the era.
Morgan dollars were produced at the Philadelphia, New Orleans, and San Francisco mints. Our collection is exclusively pre-1900, dating between 1878 and 1899. They are composed of 90% silver, the highest silver content of coins produced by the US mint.
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Great achievements like the Transcontinental Railroad (left, completed in 1869) underlined by growing inequality and poor working conditions (right) grew to define the Gilded Age.
Your order will include:
- One Morgan silver dollar, dated 1878 - 1899
- Glass top leather display box
- Detail card with relevant information about the relic
- Certificate of Authenticity
History Hoard relics are guaranteed authentic and have a 100% money back policy. Read more about the History Hoard Promise.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Your Certificate of Authenticity is more than just a piece of paper—it's a promise to you.
When you buy from History Hoard, you can rest assured that each of your new relics has been thoroughly inspected under the careful eyes of an antiquities specialist. Only items that are 100% certain to be authentic get sent to our customers.
Plus, we take great care to source our relics from only vetted antiquities experts, who are also committed to providing genuine and ethically sourced relics.
Check out this video to see the most basic things we look for when authenticating coins:
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Actually, many relics are able to be owned by anyone.
Typically, museums only want to display items that are either very rare or incredibly well preserved. This leaves many items that don't make the cut, and these are able to be owned by individuals.
While the items we sell aren't "museum grade," they still carry with them the same amount of history and uniqueness. Each relic was still hand made by a person, hundreds or even thousands of years ago.
One of our core values is not to damage or alter any of the artifacts we sell.
History needs to be preserved—after all, there is a limited amount of it that survives—but it is also something to be shared with the masses. For this reason, we put our relics in sturdy display cases that are safe to handle, but are mindful that someday the relic may need to be taken out again.
No glue or resin holds the items in place. Instead, we're developed our own method for holding the relics securely in their displays using pressure alone. In fact, any of our relics can be removed in their original condition by simply opening the display case.
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