Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 5,305,000
Catalog: KM-110
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.88 (3/2/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1880 O S$1 MS obverse 1880 O S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Unlike so many other Morgan silver dollars, most of the 1880-O dollars coined were actually released into circulation. A few were represented in the Treasury hoard released in the early 1960s, and a few other small quantities were released in earlier years, but those that have come into the marketplace have quickly been absorbed. Today, Choice or Gem quality 1880-O Morgan dollars are virtually non-existent.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/5/2015

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1880 O S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 29.00 30.00 31.00 32.00 33.00 33.00 35.00 41.00 43.00 50.00 85.00 110 210 500 1950 26000 68750 - - - -
$ - - - 48.00 56.00 90.00 130 240 675 4150 47500 77500 - -
1880 O S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - 50.00 65.00 135 215 450 1500 4300 48000 - - - - -
$ - - - 55.00 72.00 165 275 600 1875 5000 - - - -
1880 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 285 590 1175 2200 7850 68500 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 350 700 1875 2600 10500 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9666
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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3/3/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131509/Lot# 21343


Auction Prices Realized

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7/26/2003 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 8448 $8,625.00
2/14/2005 PCGS MS 62   Deep Prooflike Teletrade Auction 2001, 2001/Lot# 1773 $687.50
11/3/2010 NGC MS 64   Prooflike Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 4063 $2,242.50
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 698 $138.00
3/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/03/2013, 64/Lot# 102955 $44.00
6/2/2013 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/02/2013, 77/Lot# 119246 $48.00
9/29/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 771, 780/Lot# 249 $1,450.00
1/4/2015 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131502/Lot# 23439 $89.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 O S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1271351391431431471511551791792092723275391028249581531072111079114451233815441
130136140143144148152163179189230290398702151743819009108401120111743133720
00000015216317918923029039870215174381900910840112011174300
00000015417117919925130946886520066267986510960113231204000
1880 O S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15916717518319420121222323424425546365310661776314985158817912794441021912930
1621701781871962052162272372483245267911303223449388616892092339702111230
000000216227237248324526791130322344938861689209233970200
000000219230241251394590928153926916726871690249338996100
1880 O S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5325535755956186426656887137397667931258186525554499107081106511431118061271915890
539560582603626650673696722748775948146020953203656910827111871155612110137760
00000067369672274877594814602095320365691082711187115561211000
000000680705730757784110316632325385186381094611309116811241500
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2495
Owner: GauchoDave
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2495
Owner: Midas Q. Morgan
 
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