1896 Morgan Silver Dollar

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The 1896 Morgan Dollar (Buy on eBay) represents one of the more available issues of the series with price remaining affordable through gem grades. The Philadelphia Mint struck 9,976,000 coins for circulation, with many released in later years, providing a supply of higher grade examples. This was a change of pace from the several recent years of lower mintages for silver dollars at the Philadelphia Mint, culminating with the proof only issue of 1895.

1921 Morgan Silver Dollar

The Philadelphia Mint struck 762 of the 1896 Morgan Silver Dollars in proof format. Online keno paypal. Many of these will exhibit wonderful deep cameo contrast.

1896 Morgan Dollar Mintage and Specifications

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  • Mintage: 9,976,000 (circulation), 762 (proof)
  • Mint mark: none (Philadelphia)
  • Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
  • Weight: 26.73 grams
  • Diameter: 38.1 mm

1893 Silver Dollar Value

Additional Info: There were 762 of the 1896 Morgan Silver Dollars issued as proofs. Sometimes the regular non proof coins are worth more than the proofs, but this year they are not. Since nearly 10 million Morgans were issued the proofs are rare in comparison. These proofs are selling for somewhere between $2,450 and $2,800. Purchasing silver coins can be a gamble, even if you are not buying premiere or scarce coins. Here is an example of a $30 dollar 1896 silver dollar that just.