1879 Morgan Silver Dollars

 

1879 Morgan Dollar
 
     This 1879 Silver Dollar was designed by George T. Morgan. On one side of the coin, the image depicted is of a bald eagle grasping arrows in its right talon, while an olive branch is held in the left talon. On the reverse side, Lady Liberty is pictured.
 
     The 1879 Silver Dollar is one of the rarest dates in the series of coins and they can fetch anywhere from a couple hundred to several thousand dollars. Sometimes the mint mark on the coin is heavily rusted and such coins are known as "Capped Die".