(Newport Beach, California) — The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) at the Florida United Numismatists Show (FUN) at the Tampa Convention Center January 4-7, 2018.
The Morgan Dollars Super Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921), consists of 331 Morgan Silver Dollars, including the standard Morgan major variety rarities and the Major VAM set with many scarce VAM rarities. The Miller/Ashmore Super Set currently tops the PCGS Set Registry at 99.4% complete and an overall set rating of 61.7.
David Miller is the collector of this incredible set of Morgan Dollars. “I’m hoping to enjoy my collection along with friends and grandchildren for a long time,” stated Miller. Miller has been working with Ash Harrison, friend, and an established coin dealer, for 17 years. They began working on this Super Set together in 2007.
Don Willis, president of PCGS and avid coin collector himself, recognizes and lauds the accomplishment. “The Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set is a testament to a dedicated collector working with a great dealer to achieve an incredible collection of Morgan Dollars. I’m so pleased PCGS was able to assist Mr. Miller in achieving a fantastic goal,” said Willis.
The Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set contains many coins that are the finest of their variety and six that are the single finest graded. These coins are the 1878 7/8TF Weak VAM 44 Triple Blossoms MS-63, 1878 7TF R78 VAM 86 Doubled Liberty in AU-58, 1878 7TF R78 VAM 166 Tripled Eye in AU-58, 1881-O VAM 27 Doubled Ear graded MS-63, 1888-O VAM 15 Doubled Reverse in MS-62, and the 1892-S VAM 2 Doubled Date graded MS-61DM. PCGS will have the entire collection on display for FUN Show attendees.
BJ Searls, director of Set Registry and Special Projects for PCGS, is happy to show off the coins. Of the occurrence, she said, “We’re so excited to showcase this, a single but significant achievement from the PCGS Set Registry. We love sharing beautiful coins and educating collectors, and David Miller and Ash Harrison have really helped us do that at FUN this year by allowing us to share their set with other collectors.”
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Press release courtesy of the Professional Coin Grading Service.