1882-O Morgan Silver Dollar

1882-O Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1882-O Morgan Silver Dollar was struck at the New Orleans Mint. There was a total mintage of just over 6 million. The New Orleans Mint is known for a poorer strike than the other mints, and the 1882-O Morgan Dollar strike is no different. Many of these coins are difficult to find in Mint condition and usually have a poor strike. 


History of the 1882-O Morgan Dollar

Although a lot of the 1882-O Morgan Silver Dollars have a lighter strike, particularly on the eagle’s breast feathers on the reverse, it’s possible to find a well-struck coin for this date and Mint. The coins are fairly plentiful if you are seeking a circulated 1882-O Morgan Silver Dollar, and relatively easy to find if you’re also looking for uncirculated coins. The 1882-O Morgan Dollar is a good one to cherrypick, as it can be hit or miss whether the coin will have a good strike and surface quality. 


1882-O Morgan Silver Dollar Value

The 1882-O Morgan Silver Dollar value ranges from less than a hundred dollars to upwards of a hundred thousand dollars. The 1882-O Morgan Silver Dollar prices are so expensive at higher grades because the coin can be elusive at those grades and range from super-scarce to ultra-rare. These coins are a great addition to any Morgan Dollar series, especially for those looking for circulated coins in the series. 


Type of coin: Silver Dollar

Year: 1882-O Morgan Silver Dollar 

Morgan Silver Dollar Mint Mark: New Orleans

Total mintage: 6,090,000

Metal content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Face value: One dollar

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters