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: $13.67 (10/22/2019)
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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2019

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1880 $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 28.00 30.00 32.00 35.00 38.00 40.00 42.00 45.00 50.00 55.00 60.00 65.00 100.00 135 500 1750 17650 - - -
$ - - - - - - 62.00 75.00 110 185 850 4200 - -
1880 $1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 100.00 125 175 230 470 1150 6900 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 255 650 1900 8600 - -
1880 $1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 125 150 250 505 1250 5750 27000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 690 1850 9000 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16112
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: 10/22/2019 1880 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base4131024766812092971662677038520596315519971442----15721
-------------216881----35
-------------21491103----120
---------------13-----4
Total4131024766812092971662677038520636345529973546----15880
 0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %1 %1 %1 %2 %0 %2 %13 %40 %33 %5 %0 %---- 
1880 $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------519439679205----258
-----------------------
-----------------1----1
----------------24-----24
Total----------519439679446----283
 ----------2 %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
5/21/2001 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1439, 1439/Lot# 1726 $654.00
5/31/2004 NGC MS 67   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 841 $1,150.00
11/21/2005 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #63, 68/Lot# 897 $103.50
3/19/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 March Dallas, TX Final Session #433, 433/Lot# 8342 $109.25
12/3/2009 NGC MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1083 $526.00
1/3/2012 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(10), 1166/Lot# 11691 $517.50
2/22/2013 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7396 $587.50
8/11/2013 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/11/2013, 87/Lot# 128499 $53.00
1/12/2014 PCGS Genuine UNC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/12/2014, 180/Lot# 161843 $48.20


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 2383
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 800
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 676
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 519
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 471
US Type Set, 1792-1964 363
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 324
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 276
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 255
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 249
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 229
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 182
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 168
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 150
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 116
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 105
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 87
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 74
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 67
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 66
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 63
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 63
Philadelphia Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 58
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 46
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 36
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 32
1880 Mint Set 31
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 29
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 26
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 23
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 21
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 18
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 3
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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