Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,600
Catalog: KM-86
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6720g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $57.54 (5/28/2015)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1880 G$1 MS obverse 1880 G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint produced just 1,600 business strike and 36 proof Gold Dollars in 1880. This is an understandably popular date, but, since this issue did not see widespread circulation, the 1880 is actually one of the more common Type Three Gold Dollars at the Gem level of preservation. Coins that grade as fine as MS67 are also relatively available.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/20/2015

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1880 G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 145 150 180 240 325 360 400 425 490 750 925 1350 1750 2350 3000 4750 11750 40000 -
$ 335 - 415 450 525 825 1000 1500 1900 2500 3650 6650 19400

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 271
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69


Upcoming Auctions

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6/7/2015 MS 68   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1221/Lot# 4182


Auction Prices Realized

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2/5/2006 NGC MS 68   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 876 $8,625.00
12/13/2007 NGC MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 203, 209/Lot# 5986 $4,600.00
3/13/2011 NGC MS 67   Prooflike Teletrade Auction 3029, 3029/Lot# 2603 $9,430.00
9/7/2011 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1159/Lot# 4188 $2,185.00
4/24/2013 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5448 $2,937.50
7/21/2013 PCGS MS 68   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/21/2013, 84/Lot# 128162 $10,230.00
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3336 $3,818.75
9/3/2014 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 3 - 5 & 9 - 10 World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 3035/Lot# 35102 $188.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base46348950257572586590092599010281124130315891639200923022671300939355836884911294
47249352662577287790894710031060118413981606176221072425278433184569684096640
00000090894710031060118413981606176221072425278433184569684000
00000091796810151092124314941622188622042548289636265202784500
1880 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base502527551620820925958990105111381271150517071799187620482960310341416089916011665
510535574687855936969101010801182134915721738182519332352300834494790711399950
000000969101010801182134915721738182519332352300834494790711300
000000979103111091227142716401768185019912656305537955440813600
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Grade: MS 67 PL
Points: 4669
Owner: Zakmar
 
Grade: MS 67 PL
Points: 4141
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