Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 495,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $19.64 (3/5/2021)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1880 CC $1 MS obverse 1880 CC $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Some 591,000 Morgan dollars were struck at the Carson City Mint in 1880. However, nearly 100,000 of those did not meet the standards for silver fineness and were melted the following year, leaving a final mintage of 495,000. Fewer of this date survived until the GSA sales, which means it is comparatively harder to find in mint state than some other Carson City issues.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/12/2021

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1880 CC $1 MS
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Base $ 175 215 250 315 350 370 390 420 470 525 550 580 625 845 1025 1800 18000 - - -
$ 360 375 400 435 485 535 560 595 650 890 1300 3750 25000 -
1880 CC $1 MS PL
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1880 CC $1 MS DPL
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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: 18123
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

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, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 3/2/2021 1880 CC $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base18103958812924321716151832312180552915928210263835---16698
------------16274325231---126
-------------2217626799542---620
--------------233-1---9
Total18103958812924321716151832313183354966241222971539---17453
 0%1%1%1%1%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%2%11%31%36%13%4%0%--- 
1880 CC $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------26155374367136301---1089
---------------1------1
-------------28862----26
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Total------------26157382376142321---1116
 ------------2%14%34%34%13%3%0%--- 
1880 CC $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------243678187281----336
----------------1-----1
--------------1-------1
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Total-----------243679187291----338
 -----------1%1%11%23%55%9%0%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 CC $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4716046637098158749119589901021104412391290133314831629233536397431791085919314
51562467874483588692796910001029110912561304138315321864277049037591813788329780
00000092796910001029110912561304138315321864277049037591813700
00000094297910111036117412731319143315802100320461677750836400
1880 CC $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5176617257748889499901037107511381239133313931450168326714202765181408652937910150
56568274181290896310061050109611721270135314121528201231815352781483118894963610658
0000001006105010961172127013531412152820123181535278148311889400
0000001021106211171205130213731431160523423692650179778481913700
1880 CC $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base463586663695802865882900933966105912521271146116341969269939356294653571277758
504612674731823871888911944997112312581334151917462212311147216374673273378146
000000888911944997112312581334151917462212311147216374673200
0000008949229551028118812651398157618572456352355086455693000
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 3306
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 1193
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 1121
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 769
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 688
US Type Set, 1792-1964 626
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 600
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint, Mint State 534
Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 522
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 443
GSA Hard Pack Holders Basic Set, Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1891 363
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 257
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 227
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 185
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 169
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 151
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 146
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 126
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 125
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 111
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 109
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 108
Gold Type Set, 1795-1933, Circulated Coins Only 77
Carson City Type Set, 1870-1893, One-Per-Denomination 73
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 59
GSA Hard Pack Holders Complete Set, Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893, Including Varieties 55
1880 Mint Set 51
GSA Hard Pack Holders Complete Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904, Including Varieties 37
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 29
GSA Hard and Soft Pack Holders Combined Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 19
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 16
Gold Type Set, Proofs, 1834-1915 9
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 4
Morgan Dollar VAM Varieties 0
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Grade: MS 67 PL
Points: 12278
Owner: TERRY A
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 11147
Owner: Aspen RCT, Inc.
 
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