The Kennebunkport Collection™🎁

2020
Current
Rank
1
Set
Complete
100.00%
Set
Rating
70.000
GPA with
Top Bonuses
1.000
GPA
Weighted
70.000
About This Set: One of my favorite coins, the "Morgan Dollar" was minted from 1878 to 1904, and again in 1921. This beautiful coin is named after its designer, U.S. Mint Assistant Engraver George T. Morgan.

Passed in 1873, the Bland–Allison Act required the Treasury to purchase between $2 and $4 million of silver each month. In 1890, the Bland–Allison Act was repealed by the Sherman Silver Purchase Act, which required the Treasury to purchase 4,500,000 troy ounces of silver each month, but only required silver dollar production for one year.

In 1898, Congress approved a bill that required all remaining bullion to be coined into silver dollars. When those silver reserves were depleted in 1904, the Mint ceased to strike the Morgan dollar. The Pittman Act, passed in 1918, authorized the melting and recoining of millions of silver dollars and the Morgan dollars resumed mintage for one year in 1921.

Collecting all five of these "low ball" coins has been fun. The Denver Mint only produced Morgan Dollars for one-year, in 1921, and finding a low-ball coin for that year was a challenge!

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Comments


This is a most impressive mint mark set long in the makings. Welcome to the No. #1 registry after the "Long" search. Persistence pays off in a noble quest for perfection. Congratulations are well deserved.

Posted at 12/2/2019 3:16 PM by Sourdough

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