Recommended Collectible Coins

 Recommended Collectible Coins

Morgan Silver Dollar (1878 – 1921)

The coinage of the silver dollar was authorized by the Act of February 28. 1878, known as the Bland-Allison Act. The weight (412-1/2 grains) and fineness (.900) were to conform with the act of January 18, 1837.

George T. Morgan, formerly a pupil of William Wyon’s in the royal Mint in London, designed the new dollar.  His initial M is found at the truncation of the neck.

Weight 26.73 grams; composition .900 silver & .100 copper ( net weight .77344 oz. pure silver) diameter 38.1 mm; mints: Philadelphia, New Orleans, Carson City, Denver, and San Francisco.

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1893 -P  Morgan Silver Dollar  (Graded & Authenticated by PCGS – XF45)

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1884 -s  Morgan Silver Dollar  (Graded & Authenticated by PCGS – AU50)


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Capped Bust Silver Half Dollar (1807 – 1836)

John Reich designed this capped-head concept of liberty.  The capped bust style was used on most other silver coin denominations for the next 30 years.  A german immigrant, Reich became an engraver for the Mint, and served from 1807 to 1817, after having been freed from the bond of servitude by a Mint official.  He was the first artist to consistently include the denomination on U.S. gold and silver coins.

Weight 13.48 grams; composition .8924 silver, .1076 copper; approx. diameter 32.5 mm.

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1835 Capped Bust Silver half Dollar  (Graded & Authenticated by PCGS – VF35)


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Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle (1839 – 1908)

Designer Christian Gobrecht; Weight 8.359 grams; composition .900 gold, .100 copper (net weight .24187 oz. pure gold) diameter 21.6 mm.  mints: Philadelphia, New Orleans, Charlotte, Dahlonega, Carson City, Denver, and San Francisco.

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1847-P $5 GOLD Liberty Half Eagle (Graded & Authenticated by PCGS – AU55)

Indian Head Gold Half Eagle (1908 – 1929)

The Sunken-relief designs and lettering make these two series unique in the United States coinage.

Designer Bela Lyon Pratt; Weight 8.359 grams; Composition .900 gold, .100 copper (net weight .24187 oz. pure gold) diameter 21.6 mm.  mints: Philadelphia, New Orleans, Carson City, Denver, and San Francisco.

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1909-S $5 Indian Head Gold Half Eagle (Graded & Authenticated by PCGS – AU58)

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1913-S $5 Indian Head Gold Half Eagle (Graded & Authenticated by NGC – AU55)


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Liberty Head Gold Quarter Eagle (1840 – 1907)

Designer Christian Gobrecht; Weight 4.18 grams; composition .900 gold, .100 copper (net weight .12094 oz. pure gold) diameter 18 mm.  mints: Philadelphia, New Orleans, Charlotte, Dahlonega, Carson City, Denver, and San Francisco.

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1851-P $2.5 GOLD Liberty Half Eagle (Graded & Authenticated by PCGS – AU53)

Indian Head Gold Quarter Eagle (1908 – 1929)

Designer Bela Lyon Pratt; Weight 4.18 grams; composition .900 gold, .100 copper (net weight .12094 oz. pure gold) diameter 18 mm.  mints: Philadelphia, New Orleans, Carson City, Denver, and San Francisco.

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1914-P $2.5 Indian Head Gold Half Eagle (Graded & Authenticated by PCGS – AU53)

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1895 -O  Morgan Silver Dollar  (Graded & Authenticated by PCGS – VF35)

  • Manuel Cruzado

    I Have one silver coin that says TWO OUNCES .999 FINE SILVER and has an eagle in mid-flight and is above the sun, in the other side it has an angel-like woman and above her it says LIBERTY date engraved MCMVII,
    thanks for your attention

  • Dave

    I personally prefer bullion over proof coins. In the event of a currency crisis I think the bulk of demand will be for the metal value and not the rarity of the coin.

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