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1894 Silver Dollar


May 02, 2013

1894 Silver Dollar

1894 Silver Dollar
Mintage Circulation strikes: 110,000
Proofs: 972
There is no mint mark on the coin which means it was minted in Philadelphia.

1894-O Silver Dollar
Mintage Circulation strikes: 1,723,000
Proofs: 0
Minted in New Orleans

1894-S Silver Dollar
Mintage Circulation Strikes: 1,260,000
Proofs: 0
Minted in San Francisco

Random Facts of 1894

There are no Carson City Morgan Dollars minted in the year 1894

First time Coca-Cola is sold in bottles

Denmark adopts Mid-European time

First college basketball game, University of Chicago beats Chicago YMCA 19-11

Midwinter Fair opens Gold Gate Park

New York passes 1st state dog license law

1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures)

French cyclist Henri Desgrange rides 100km in world record 2:39:18

John Harvey Kellogg patents "flaked cereal"

Decision to hold modern Olympics every 4 years

1894 Lord Kelvin predicted that radio had no future and that heavier than air flying machines were impossible

The word "sneaker" was coined by Henry McKinney, an advertising agent for N.W. Ayer & Sons.

 

 

 

 

 

 



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