Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 5,305,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.64 (10/19/2019)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1880 O $1 MS obverse 1880 O $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

It is clear by the surviving population of 1880-O Morgan dollars that most of the 5.3 million coin mintage were released directly into circulation. Few were represented in the Treasury releases, which has made this coin exceptionally rare above MS64.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2019

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1880 O $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 30.00 35.00 38.00 40.00 42.00 45.00 48.00 50.00 65.00 95.00 130 160 385 1300 14000 66500 - - - -
$ - - - 58.00 75.00 - 140 280 520 3750 41500 - - -
1880 O $1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 100.00 150 220 260 425 1100 3500 31000 - - - - -
$ - - - 125 175 - - 540 1300 5000 - - - -
1880 O $1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 300 540 1100 2300 6000 73000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1350 2700 10500 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 11899
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65

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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1880 O $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base88793240124149319828183251418172623214396226-----11441
------------5453------17
----------1--91727------54
-----------------------
Total88793240124149319828183351418222636216599226-----11512
 0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %1 %3 %7 %16 %4 %16 %23 %19 %9 %0 %----- 
1880 O $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------2103330567563171-----287
--------------12------3
---------------2------2
-----------------------
Total--------2103330567564211-----292
 --------1 %3 %11 %10 %19 %26 %22 %7 %0 %----- 
1880 O $1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------431626395033------171
-----------------------
-------------3--------3
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Total---------431626425033------174
 ---------2 %2 %9 %15 %24 %29 %19 %------ 

Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/27/2000 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1381, 1381/Lot# 1575 $891.00
3/29/2010 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 466, 472/Lot# 413 $115.00
2/27/2011 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131110/Lot# 22747 $126.50
5/27/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 697 $103.50
3/17/2013 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/17/2013, 66/Lot# 104668 $46.00
6/2/2013 PCGS VF 20   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/02/2013, 77/Lot# 118014 $34.00
4/14/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20424 $1,791.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 $1 MS O Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15916717518319420121222323424425546365310661776314985158817912794441021912930
1621701781871962052162272372483245267911303223449388616892092339702111230
000000216227237248324526791130322344938861689209233970200
000000219230241251394590928153926916726871690249338996100
1880 $1 MS O Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5325535755956186426656887137397667931258186525554499107081106511431118061271915890
539560582603626650673696722748775948146020953203656910827111871155612110137760
00000067369672274877594814602095320365691082711187115561211000
000000680705730757784110316632325385186381094611309116811241500
1880 $1 MS O
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1271351391431431471511551671792092723275391028249581531072111079114451233815441
130136140143144148152159171189230290398702151743819009108401120111743133720
00000015215917118923029039870215174381900910840112011174300
00000015416317519925130946886520066267986510960113231204000
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 2380
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 801
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 674
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 518
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 470
US Type Set, 1792-1964 362
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 323
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 248
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 168
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 151
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 116
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 105
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 88
New Orleans Morgan Dollars, 1879-1904, Circulation Issue 82
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
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 46
GSA Hard Pack Holders, Non-CC Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904 40
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 28
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 26
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 23
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only - No Gold 20
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only 18
GSA Hard Pack Holders Complete Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904, Including Varieties 14
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 3
GSA Hard and Soft Pack Holders Combined Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 3
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 2
Morgan Dollar VAM Varieties 0
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2495
Owner: John Lab
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2495
Owner: Midas Q. Morgan
 
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