A Morgan silver dollar piece is a coin that was minted from 1878 to 1921. It was named after George T. Morgan, who designed the coin.
The Morgan Silver Dollar is comprised of 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper. There are 0.77344 troy ounces of pure silver in each coin. The size of the Morgan dollar was so big and heavy, people called them cartwheels.
The lady's head that is on the face of the coin was modeled after a school teacher named Anna Williams. On the back side of the coin is an eagle. The Morgan dollars were made at five different mints.Learn More
The 1928 "small size" $20 bills featuring Andrew Jackson were issued as Federal Reserve Notes, gold certificates, Federal Reserve bank notes, national bank notes and special-issue Hawaii notes. The value of a these bills can vary significantly and is determined by following a sequence of steps.Full Answer >
The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coin is the official gold bullion coin minted by the Royal Canadian Mint, while the gold American Eagle coin is a bullion coin produce by the U.S. Mint. The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coin was first produced in 1979, while the U.S. American Eagle gold coin was first minted in 1986 by the U.S. Mint.Full Answer >
The best way to determine which country a coin is from is by looking at the text engraved on it. Coins often show the country of origin and the monetary value. Sometimes slogans or other text that can help identify the possible origin.Full Answer >
A half-dollar coin weighs 11.340 grams, according to the United States Mint. If the coin becomes underweight due to natural wear or through mutilation, the U.S. Philadelphia Mint Center or the Federal Reserve Bank recollects the coin for melting.Full Answer >