NGC Certifies Impressive Hoard of New Orleans Mint Morgan Dollars
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The article says "Treasury bags" and not "New Orleans Mint bags," This implies the coins were re-bagged outside of the New Orleans Mint, probably sometime after 1904/10 when remaining New Orleans Mint dollar output was shipped to Washington.

PS: "Original mint bags" of the earlier dates would probably have been in 7-lb cotton duck canvas bags. Later issues (1902, etc.) and Treasury re-bagged coins were put in 9-lb cotton duck. (No, they did not seal bags with "Duck Tape," or cushion with "Goose Feathers" or "Horse Feathers.")

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4 hours ago, RWB said:

 (No, they did not seal bags with "Duck Tape," or cushion with "Goose Feathers" or "Horse Feathers.")

:/ What a bunch of kill-joys those bums must have been. lol

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3 hours ago, Revenant said:

:/ What a bunch of kill-joys those bums must have been. lol

Yep --- all they did was ship all the dollar bags to Duck, North Carolina, where they were sealed by migrating porpoises.

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It was 1929 when the last silver dollars remaining at the New Orleans Mint were finally shipped to the Treasury Building in DC. When the formerly rare dates 1898-O, 1899-O and 1903-O surfaced in quantity in the fall of 1962 it was from this later source. 1903-O had been the most expensive MS coin in the Morgan series prior to that time, but values for all three dates plummeted.

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