Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 12,600,000
Catalog: KM-110
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $16.62 (7/11/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1880 S$1 MS obverse 1880 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Like the 1879, the 1880 is common only through the MS 64 grade level. While MS 65 examples are scarce, they are available often enough to satisfy all but the most impatient collector. At the MS 66 level, however, the 1880 becomes a significant rarity.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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1880 S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 30.00 31.00 32.00 33.00 33.00 35.00 36.00 37.00 40.00 50.00 54.00 60.00 77.00 150 770 3350 17650 - - -
$ 37.00 40.00 41.00 42.00 45.00 56.00 60.00 67.00 90.00 200 1265 6750 - -
1880 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 58.00 66.00 90.00 165 425 1500 8500 - - - -
$ - - - - - 66.00 74.00 100.00 210 560 2000 9500 - -
1880 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 65.00 75.00 105 475 1450 7350 37000 - - - -
$ - - - - - 72.00 85.00 135 600 2070 8800 40000 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 13138
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

A random selection of NGC coins is shown below.

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
7/15/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131428/Lot# 24535
7/24/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Monthly World and Ancient Coin Auction - Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Session(1), 241427/Lot# 19182


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/28/1995 PCGS MS 63   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 1995 Milwaukee Bullet Sale #134, 134/Lot# 288 $287.10
6/23/1997 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 0956, 956/Lot# 1664 $54.50
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1798 $603.75
12/3/2009 NGC MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1083 $526.00
1/19/2012 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 655, 662/Lot# 7460 $598.00
3/24/2013 PCGS MS 62   Prooflike Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131314/Lot# 20383 $164.50
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 1461 $558.13
4/27/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/27/2014, 173/Lot# 189589 $742.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313113513914314314714715115516320121623029550214443817638281061705632121
12513213614014314414714815215717520622025136481622354672695611089220770
0000001471481521571752062202513648162235467269561108900
00000014714915316018821122527343311303026552775311407200
1880 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13514314715115915916316316717117923425834848794921024565608992342106539626
137144148153159160163164168173197242288394641133329235073713713177272520
00000016316416817319724228839464113332923507371371317700
00000016316516917621525031844079517173744558181851712100
1880 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base14315115916717518619420121222323424428236010282060415185919588137623298861216
14515316116917818819620421522623725630858213722757563189231097920170423970
0000001962042152262372563085821372275756318923109792017000
0000001982082192302402693348051716345471119255123702657900
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 1923
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 652
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 468
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 406
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 373
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 264
US Type Set, 1792-1964 239
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 234
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 213
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 188
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 134
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 128
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 93
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 87
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 59
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 54
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 52
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 50
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 49
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 33
1880 Mint Set 23
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, GSA Soft Pack Holders Only 19
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 13
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 12
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 10
Philadelphia Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 9
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 8
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 8
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 8
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 7
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 7
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 6
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 65 DPL
Points: 4749
Owner: Coxe
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2235
Owner: AYWP
 
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