Morgan Silver Dollar — Obverse (Front) Side

1878 “7TF” Morgan Silver Dollar, circulated condition showing normal wear

  • The profile on the obverse (front) side of the coin is Lady Liberty. Her liberty cap includes a ribbon inscribed with the word “LIBERTY” and two cotton blossoms and two heads of wheat to represent American agriculture.
  • The thirteen stars around the border represent the original thirteen colonies at the time of the American Revolution.
  • There is a tiny “M” at the base of Lady Liberty’s neck. It is the initial for George T. Morgan, the coin’s designer.
  • The Latin motto “E Pluribus Unum” stretches above Lady Liberty’s head. It is the unnoficial motto of the United States and translates to “Out of many, one.”
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