1880-CC MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR - BLAST WHITE MONSTER MS67PCGS MS67This 1880-CC, was struck at the historic Carson City Mint over 138 years ago. This big, beautiful blast white monster is graded and certificated by PCGS in Mint State 67 condition. The appeal of CC mintmark and demand for Carson City Morgan dollars is greater than any other single minted coin. Carson City dollars will have significantly higher value of coins with equal rarity minted at the Philadelphia, New Orleans, or San Francisco Mints. Some 591,000 Morgan dollars were struck at the Carson City Mint in 1880. However, nearly 100,000 of those did not meet the standards for silver fineness and were melted the following year, leaving a final mintage of 495,000.
Morgan Silver Dollars are America's most collected coin, with a rich history that was born out of the old Wild West. These big, beautiful silver dollars conjure up images of cowboys and salon poker games, outlaws and stage coach robberies, casino slot machines and honkytonks of the past. Born out of the rich silver mines of Nevada that turned small mining camps into large bustling cities full of promise and entrepreneurial enterprise. Today, Morgan Dollars are among the most colorful and treasured relics of the old American West. Morgan dollars were minted from 1878 to 1904, and once again in 1921 before retiring as America's most popular coin.
This beautiful, bright white GSA Morgan Dollar is tangible artifact of the year 1880 in America. The national population reached over 50 million people, and Republican, James A. Garfield, was elected President of the United States. It was also the beginning on the construction of the Panama Canal under French auspices. 1880 began a decade that occurred at the core period of the Second Industrial Revolution. The modern city as well as the sky-scraper rose to prominence in this decade as well, contributing to the economic prosperity of the time. The 1880s were also part of the Gilded Age, in the United States, which lasted from 1874 to 1907.