Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 12,600,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.37 (2/16/2019)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1880 $1 MS obverse 1880 $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 12.6 million coins, the 1880-P Morgan is by no means a rare coin. However, it is not nearly as common in high grade as the San Francisco issue of the same year. The 1880-P is common through MS64, but becomes much harder to locate in gem.

GRADE SUMMARY

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 15735
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/11/2019 1880 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base312923716711491951632596936419916134513570839----15347
-------------215881----34
-------------21485101----112
---------------13-----4
Total312923716711491951632596936419956163522972941----15497
 0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %1 %1 %1 %2 %0 %2 %13 %40 %34 %5 %0 %---- 
1880 $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------419419679205----255
-----------------------
---------------1-1----2
----------------24-----24
Total----------419419680446----281
 ----------1 %0 %3 %15 %34 %28 %16 %2 %---- 
1880 $1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1-4174256103----133
---------------1------1
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total----------1-4174257103----134
 ----------1 %-3 %13 %31 %43 %7 %2 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/31/2003 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1826, 1826/Lot# 1555 $132.00
4/26/2006 PCGS MS 64   Deep Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2006 April (CSNS) Signature Auction #404, 404/Lot# 3260 $1,380.00
12/26/2006 NGC MS 64   Deep Prooflike David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 119, 124/Lot# 1385 $920.00
9/6/2009 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 2779 $483.00
12/3/2009 NGC MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1083 $526.00
6/29/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 158580 $99.00
1/7/2015 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1216/Lot# 5893 $2,115.00
1/11/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131503/Lot# 26109 $117.50
3/6/2015 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3524, 6093/Lot# 21175 $117.50
7/17/2015 NGC   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 5204 $2,820.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13514314715115915916316316717117923425834848794921024565608992342106539626
137144148153159160163164168173197242288394641133329235073713713177272520
00000016316416817319724228839464113332923507371371317700
00000016316516917621525031844079517173744558181851712100
1880 $1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base14315115916717518619420121222323424428236010282060415185919588137623298861216
14515316116917818819620421522623725630858213722757563189231097920170423970
0000001962042152262372563085821372275756318923109792017000
0000001982082192302402693348051716345471119255123702657900
1880 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313113513914314314714715115516320121623029550214443817638281061705632121
12513213614014314414714815215717520622025136481622354672695611089220770
0000001471481521571752062202513648162235467269561108900
00000014714915316018821122527343311303026552775311407200
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 2065
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 706
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 555
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 449
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 429
US Type Set, 1792-1964 291
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 282
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 249
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 227
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 201
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 159
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 137
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 134
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 102
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 96
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 90
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 58
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 56
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 53
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 53
Philadelphia Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 42
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 38
1880 Mint Set 26
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 26
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 25
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 24
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 19
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 17
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 15
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 14
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 11
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 9
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 4
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 2
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 65 DPL
Points: 4749
Owner: coxe
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2235
Owner: AYWP
 
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