1921 Morgan Silver Dollar
The 1921 Morgan silver dollar was one of the most popular coins. It was among the first coins made of standard silver. The 1921 Morgan coin was named after its designer George.T.Morgan an assistant mint engraver at the United States Mint. The coin has a one US dollar value, weighing 26.73grams and has a diameter of 38. 1mm. This silver coined composed 90% silver and 10% Cooper as regulated by the law. In 1904, the silver treasury was depleted, and the cast stops to produce this type of dollar and the melting and re-coining was authorized by the Pittman act was approved in 1918. But later, the minting resumed for 1 year and that was the year 1921.
The silver coins are recognized by the year in which it was produced hence the name. Morgan, an enrolled student of Fine Arts, used an American woman rather than the common Greek symbols widely used to depict the representation of liberty. His friend Thomas Eakins suggested to Morgan to use Anna Wiles Williams of Philadelphia as a model. Morgan agreed to this and after the first sitting, he was very impressed and used her as a model in five sittings. He described her profile as the most perfect he had ever seen. For the reverse die, Morgan used a representation of an eagle along with the inscriptions required by law. The Morgan dollar became one of the most popular coin dollars. Morgan dollars for sale became popular due to public demand of the Morgan dollar.