George T. Morgan $100 Union Proposed 1876 Design - NGC Gem Proof
  • Grading Service: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation - NGC
  • Grade: Gem Proof
  • Year: 1876 Struck 2009
  • Mint: New York Mint - Private Issue
  • Composition .999 Silver
  • Weight: 1.5 Ounce
  • Diameter: 42mm
  • Obverse: Features a Seated Lady Liberty representing commerce; she holds an olive branch in her left hand and a scepter in the right; 13 stars, and the date of “1876”
  • Reverse: Depicts a majestic bald eagle perched on a shield with "United States of America" and "In God We Trust" above
  • Designer: George T. Morgan
Deeply mirrored black and white cameo surfaces are seen on this gem proof coin. The coin is fully struck with every detail apparent on both sides. The Union coin design was found in a George T. Morgan's sketch book. They were struck by the New York Mint, a private firm, and were sold directly to the public.