1885 Morgan O Silver Dollar - New Orleans
The 1885 morgan dollar did get his name from the designer, George T.
Morgan dollars where made from 1878 to 1921 and some years are very
scarce, difficult to find and expensive to buy, mostly on auctions.
The year 1885 is not even so special in this matter as there are many
authentic 1885 morgan silver dollars in circulation but still they are making
in China counterfeit coins with this date.
Some 1885 morgan O silver dollar coin facts.
- Mintage: Circulation strikes: 9,185,000 / Proofs: 0.
- Designer: George T. Morgan.
- Diameter: 38.1 mm.
- Composition: Silver (90%) and Copper (10%).
- Weight: 26.73 grams.
- Edge: Reeded.
- Mintmark: "O" (made in New Orleans)
Here below are the images from an authentic and a counterfeit morgan
silver dollar coin, both showing the year 1885.