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: $18.65 (12/2/2020)
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.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/6/2020

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1880 $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 27.50 30.00 32.50 35.00 38.00 40.00 42.00 45.00 50.00 55.00 60.00 70.00 100.00 140 525 1750 17650 - - -
$ 39.00 41.00 43.00 47.00 52.00 58.00 65.00 75.00 110 185 750 3500 - -
1880 $1 MS PL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 100.00 125 175 240 425 1350 5750 - - - -
$ - - - - - 110 140 200 275 600 1800 7250 - -
1880 $1 MS DPL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 125 150 250 500 1250 4750 23000 - - - -
$ - - - - - 135 175 300 650 1850 7750 - - -

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Disclaimer: The prices listed in the various NGC Price and Value Guides are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. Prices provided are averages, not specific prices for individual coins. Further, because these prices are only updated from time to time, they do not reflect short term pricing trends, which are quite common and are often quite dramatic, given the volatile nature of the collectible coin marketplace. This is especially true for rare coins, where there are fewer sales and greater variations in sale prices. For all of these reasons, the prices in these guides are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and factors that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and — when appropriate — expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Guides. By using the NGC Guides, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the Guides.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16547
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: 12/1/2020 1880 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base5159248070123961041802828441721526504524571649----16155
-------------216882----36
-------------21596125----130
---------------131----5
Total5159248070123961041802828441721566535535073957----16326
 0%0%0%0%0%0%1%1%1%1%2%1%3%13%40%33%5%0%---- 
1880 $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------519439676226----258
-----------------------
---------------1-1----2
----------------24-----24
Total----------519439677467----284
 ----------2%0%3%15%34%27%16%2%---- 
1880 $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1-4174257103----134
---------------1------1
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total----------1-4174258103----135
 ----------1%-3%13%31%43%7%2%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13514314715115915916316316717117923425834848794921024565608992342106539626
1371441481531591601631641681731972422883946411333292350737137131772725241607
00000016316416817319724228839464113332923507371371317700
00000016316516917621525031844079517173744558181851712100
1880 $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base14315115916717518619420121222323424428236010282060415185919588137623298861216
145153161169178188196204215226237256308582137227575631892310979201704239764277
0000001962042152262372563085821372275756318923109792017000
0000001982082192302402693348051716345471119255123702657900
1880 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313113513914314314714715115516320121623029550214443817638281061705632121
125132136140143144147148152157175206220251364816223546726956110892207733727
0000001471481521571752062202513648162235467269561108900
00000014714915316018821122527343311303026552775311407200
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 3113
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 1090
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 1041
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 704
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 623
US Type Set, 1792-1964 569
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 522
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint, Mint State 458
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 416
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 351
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 342
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 303
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 245
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 230
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 203
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 181
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 150
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 143
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 133
Philadelphia Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 122
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 108
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 108
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 105
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 100
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 86
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 67
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 56
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 55
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 44
1880 Mint Set 41
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 37
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 29
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 14
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 3
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Grade: MS 65 DPL
Points: 4749
Owner: coxe
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 4672
Owner: jdbusch18
 
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