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1878 P Morgan Dollars : 8 Tail Feathers

Early Silver Dollars

Mintage: 750,000       Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: George T Morgan        Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper

Diameter: 38.1 mm       Mass / Weight: 26.73 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1878 Morgan Silver Dollar - 8 Tail Feathers

One major variety of the 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar features 8 Tail Feathers on the eagle at the reverse of the coin. Other later versions were changed to 7 tail feathers. The difference between the 7 Tail Feathers vs 8 Tail Feathers is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1878 Morgan Silver Dollar - 7 Tail Feathers vs 8 Tail Feathers - Difference and Comparison

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1878 P Morgan Dollar
8 Tail Feathers
Seller: Bruce
Certification Agency: NGC   Certification Number: 3984192-001
Condition: MS-63
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