2017 Smithsonian – George T Morgan’s First Silver Dollar NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo

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2017 Smithsonian – George T Morgan’s First Silver Dollar NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
 
This commemorative proof is ideal for any Morgan Dollar collector and a perfect companion to the U.S. Mints 2021 Morgan Silver Dollars released for the 100th anniversary of the final Morgan Dollars issued in 1921. Before he created the iconic Morgan Dollar, George T. Morgan, the seventh chief engraver at the U.S. Mint also created designs for the U.S. Trade Dollar. His unused design was discovered in his personal sketchbook in the archives of the Smithsonian museum and has been turned into this gleaming one-ounce silver proof by Germany’s Mayer Mint.
 
Authorized by the Smithsonian and struck from one troy ounce of .999 pure silver the design shows a portrait of Liberty, wearing a "mob cap" to represent the middle class, the design is surrounded by thirteen stars representing the original thirteen colonies. The reverse design is an adaptation of the Bald Eagle design that William Barber created for the Trade Dollar.
 
Condition
 
This (2017) Silver Liberty has been certified in perfect PF70 condition by NGC. The term proof refers to the high-quality method of manufacture and not the condition of the piece. The term Ultra Cameo refers to the sharp contrast between the frosted devices, (design elements, including the portrait) and the mirrored fields, (the flat area that hasn't been raised during the striking process. Eye appeal and provenance are important factors in collecting. The gleaming proof surface of this high-quality silver proof is enhanced by the NGC black core labels and Smithsonian province
 
Specifications
 
Year of Issue: (2017)
Metal: Silver
Weight: 1 troy oz.
Purity: .999
Diameter: 38.61
Mint: Meyer GmbH Germany
Condition: NGC PF70 UC

Description

2017 Smithsonian – George T Morgan’s First Silver Dollar NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
 
This commemorative proof is ideal for any Morgan Dollar collector and a perfect companion to the U.S. Mints 2021 Morgan Silver Dollars released for the 100th anniversary of the final Morgan Dollars issued in 1921. Before he created the iconic Morgan Dollar, George T. Morgan, the seventh chief engraver at the U.S. Mint also created designs for the U.S. Trade Dollar. His unused design was discovered in his personal sketchbook in the archives of the Smithsonian museum and has been turned into this gleaming one-ounce silver proof by Germany’s Mayer Mint.
 
Authorized by the Smithsonian and struck from one troy ounce of .999 pure silver the design shows a portrait of Liberty, wearing a "mob cap" to represent the middle class, the design is surrounded by thirteen stars representing the original thirteen colonies. The reverse design is an adaptation of the Bald Eagle design that William Barber created for the Trade Dollar.
 
Condition
 
This (2017) Silver Liberty has been certified in perfect PF70 condition by NGC. The term proof refers to the high-quality method of manufacture and not the condition of the piece. The term Ultra Cameo refers to the sharp contrast between the frosted devices, (design elements, including the portrait) and the mirrored fields, (the flat area that hasn't been raised during the striking process. Eye appeal and provenance are important factors in collecting. The gleaming proof surface of this high-quality silver proof is enhanced by the NGC black core labels and Smithsonian province
 
Specifications
 
Year of Issue: (2017)
Metal: Silver
Weight: 1 troy oz.
Purity: .999
Diameter: 38.61
Mint: Meyer GmbH Germany
Condition: NGC PF70 UC