A Date by Date Analysis of New Orleans Eagles, Part Two: With Motto, 1879-1906

November 20, 2015 in Antique Coins, Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Education, Entertainment, Gold, Gold Coins, Gold Eagles, History, Numismatica, Numismatics, Rare Coins, USA Coins

By: Doug Winter (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

Earlier this fall I wrote the first part of this article, which discussed the No Motto eagles from the New Orleans mint. (You can find the full article here.) This second part focuses on the With Motto eagles from the Crescent City.

Production of eagles at the New Orleans mint ended in 1860 and did not resume until the mint was reopened in 1879. During this year, only three denominations were produced: silver dollars, eagles and double eagles.

The 16 issues which form this set are all members of the With Motto type which lasted on this design from 1866 through… Full article at the source>

Source: (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

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