1879 CC Morgan Dollars : Clear CC

Early Silver Dollars

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Carson City

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.):
1879 CC Morgan Silver Dollar - Clear CC
One major variety is the 1879 CC Morgan Silver Dollar featuring a clear CC mintmark. This is the more common variety where the mintmark was struck clearly.

A rarer variety known as the Capped Die (or CC Over CC) variety features a coin being struck by a rusty die which resulted in a crusty mess around the "CC" mintmark. The difference between the 1879 clear CC vs Capped Die (CC over CC) Morgan dollar varieties is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1879 Clear CC vs Capped Die CC Morgan Silver Dollar - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $13.32

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