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Virginia City is near Carson City and the discovery of the Comstock lode of silver ore was instrumental in the development of San Francisco.

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People came to mine for the silver. Silver towns grew like Virigina City and Carson City ended up having a mint.

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Look on the reverse and then look above the DO in dollar. If you see the two letters CC you have a silver dollar from the Carson City mint. This was the mintmark that the Carson City mint used.

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The Carson City, Nevada mint produced Morgan Silver Dollars during the following years 1878,1879,1880,1881,1882,1883,1884,1885,1889,1890,1891,1892,1893.

Did Carson City make a silver dollar in 1845?

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Value Carson City silver dollar 1838?

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