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: $21.22 (5/11/2021)
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: 5/11/2021

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1880 O $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 35.00 37.00 38.00 40.00 42.00 45.00 48.00 60.00 75.00 110 130 160 425 1300 15750 66500 - - - -
$ 43.00 47.00 52.00 65.00 85.00 115 140 250 550 3500 40000 - - -
1880 O $1 MS PL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 100.00 150 220 275 425 1000 3250 26000 - - - - -
$ - - - 125 175 235 310 650 1275 4250 - - - -
1880 O $1 MS DPL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 385 525 1000 2400 5000 70000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - 415 670 1300 2750 10000 - - - -

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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: 12463
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: 5/4/2021 1880 O $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base9109123644145168350901192555319352712217796627-----11979
------------5453------17
----------1--102030------61
-----------------------
Total9109123644145168350901192655319402726220299927-----12057
 0%0%0%0%0%0%1%1%3%7%16%5%16%23%18%8%0%----- 
1880 O $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------2103432627865202-----305
--------------12------3
---------------3------3
-----------------------
Total--------2103432627866252-----311
 --------1%3%11%10%20%25%21%8%1%----- 
1880 O $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------441629405333------179
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-------------3--------3
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Total---------441629435333------182
 ---------2%2%9%16%24%29%18%------ 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 O $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15916717518319420121222323424425546365310661776314985158817912794441021912930
16217017818719620521622723724832452679113032234493886168920923397021112313577
000000216227237248324526791130322344938861689209233970200
000000219230241251394590928153926916726871690249338996100
1880 O $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5325535755956186426656887137397667931258186525554499107081106511431118061271915890
5395605826036266506736967227487759481460209532036569108271118711556121101377616685
00000067369672274877594814602095320365691082711187115561211000
000000680705730757784110316632325385186381094611309116811241500
1880 O $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1271351391431431471511551671792092723275391028249581531072111079114451233815441
1301361401431441481521591711892302903987021517438190091084011201117431337216213
00000015215917118923029039870215174381900910840112011174300
00000015416317519925130946886520066267986510960113231204000
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 3437
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 1245
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 1194
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 809
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 716
US Type Set, 1792-1964 656
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 648
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint, Mint State 579
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 463
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 278
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 256
New Orleans Morgan Dollars, 1879-1921, Circulation Issue 233
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 193
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 174
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 159
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 158
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 132
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 132
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 119
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 115
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 113
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 73
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 62
1880 Mint Set 54
GSA Hard Pack Holders, Non-CC Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904 48
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 43
GSA Hard Pack Holders Complete Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904, Including Varieties 41
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only 35
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only - No Gold 35
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 29
GSA Hard and Soft Pack Holders Combined Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 20
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 17
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 4
Morgan Dollar VAM Varieties 0
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 4381
Owner: N E I T - JJB
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 4381
Owner: Selva Kumar
 
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