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1921 Morgan Silver Dollar
1921 Morgan Silver Dol  

1921 Morgan Silver Dollar
1921 Morgan Silver Dol  
Hello....am trying to identify an unusual strike or mark on a 1921 Morgan Silver Dollar.  The mark is found under the eagle's beak.

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Hi Loraine,

Thank you for the pictures.

Unfortunately, that mark is nothing special -- just a nick caused by contact with something sharp, after the coin left the mint.  It does not add any value, and being the most common date there is for Morgan Dollars, it won't detract from its value either.  Currently, it's worth about $24.

I hope this helps,

Dan

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My strong familiarity with all U.S. Mint coins, extensive reference library, and close relationships with many other dealers allows me to identify just about any coin made in the USA. I receive regular updates to all the current price guides -- both wholesale & retail -- to provide accurate values. So, with a good description or pictures, I should be able to identify and value any U.S. coin you have.

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I've been a coin dealer since the 1980's and a coin collector since the 1960's. I specialize in U.S. Silver Coins and have an active online website -- The Working Man's Rare Coins -- http://www.workingmancoins.com -- offering information and inventory in U.S. coins.

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Lincoln Coin Club Board Member
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BBA from Adrian College

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