Most collectors can only dream about the 1889‑CC Morgan dollar, rarest of the Carson City Mint Morgans. This 90% silver dollar is one of the most rare and desirable issues in the entire Morgan dollar series.How much silver is in a Morgan Dollar?
Morgan Dollars are composed of 90% silver and contain 0.7734 ounces of the precious metal (melt values for the Morgan Dollars can be found by using the calculator in the right column of this page). Each coin has a total weight of 26.73 grams with a diameter of 38.1 mm.Are Morgan dollars made of silver?
A Morgan silver dollar piece is a coin that was minted from 1878 to 1921. It was named after George T. Morgan, who designed the coin. The Morgan Silver Dollar is comprised of 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper.