Definitions for "Morgan dollar"
Term used for the Liberty Head silver dollar struck from 1878 until 1904 and again in 1921. George Morgan was the assistant engraver but his design was selected over William Barber's for the dollar. Morgan was then elevated to position of Chief Engraver, which he held until his death in January, 1925.
US silver dollar coin issued from 1878-1921
United States silver dollar made during some of the years 1878 to 1921. Originally called the "Liberty Head" silver dollar. It developed the nickname " Morgan" dollar after the US mint engraver George T. Moran, who designed it.