Issued at the turn of the century, the 1900 Morgan Dollar (Buy on eBay) struck at the Philadelphia Mint had a mintage of 8,830,000 coins for circulation. The relatively higher mintage provides collectors with plenty of examples to choose from across various grade levels. Because of the round number date, this issue is sometimes the focus of marketers or others seeking a unique keepsake or pocket piece.
The Philadelphia Mint also struck 1900 Proof Morgan Dollars for collectors of the day. Production was 912 proof coins, slightly higher than the years preceding and following, likely on account of the round number date.
1900 Morgan Dollar Mintage and Specifications
- Mintage: 8,830,000
- Mint Mark: none (Philadelphia)
- Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
- Weight: 26.73 grams
- Diameter: 38.1 mm