Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,600
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $90.54 (5/18/2021)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1880 G$1 MS obverse 1880 G$1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint only struck some 1,600 mint state and 36 proof gold dollars in 1880. This issue is quite popular due to the low mintage, but luckily many mint state pieces were saved at the time. This has made the 1880 gold dollar quite rare overall, but actually quite available in gem and higher. Proofs are very rare in any grade, however.

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Last Updated: 5/10/2021

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1880 G$1 MS
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Base $ 155 170 225 240 375 415 500 525 575 700 1025 1300 1400 1575 1600 1950 3750 12500 55000 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 2750 5200 25000
1880 G$1 MS PL
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5600 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 272
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69

The chart showing 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series, 69 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/18/2021 1880 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------237161025295154231-221
----------------1-64--11
-----------------231--6
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Total----------237161025305363281-238
 ----------1%1%3%7%4%11%13%22%26%12%0%- 
1880 G$1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------2644713121--49
-----------------35---8
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-----------------11---2
Total------------2644717181--59
 ------------3%10%7%7%12%29%31%2%-- 
1880 G$1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------------2-----2
-----------------121--4
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Total----------------2121--6
 ----------------33%17%33%17%-- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 G$1 MS PL
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Base100110331067110111371174121012481288132713681410152817741915206323602994401620291025511079
101210441078111311491186122312611301134113821449161018211964216225713335401647711053011633
0000001223126113011341138214491610182119642162257133354016477100
0000001235127513141354139614891692186820142261278336754016751300
1880 G$1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5846076487858201094113011641303134014151583195423022385244524642720443161891072111572
5926216947979111106114112101315136514711707207023302405245125493290501777001100512151
0000001141121013151365147117072070233024052451254932905017770000
0000001153125713281390152718302186235724252458263538615603921000
1880 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4945155516747059499821013113811731239139317302048212421792197243333455656991810721
50152759268478696099210551150119512901505183620732142218522762737411570771018611257
000000992105511501195129015051836207321422185227627374115707700
0000001003109611611217134216181942209921612191235430414886849700
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Grade: MS 67 DPL
Points: 5017
Owner: DougG
 
Grade: MS 68 PL
Points: 2029
Owner: DL Hansen
 
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