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: $14.14 (2/20/2020)
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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Last Updated: 11/21/2019

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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 PL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 100.00 150 220 260 425 1100 3500 26500 - - - - -
$ - - - 125 175 - - 540 1300 5000 - - - -
1880 O $1 MS DPL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 300 540 1100 2300 5100 73000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1350 2700 10500 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 11984
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: 2/18/2020 1880 O $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base888103240126150323845184951818352641214695726-----11522
------------5453------17
----------1--101928------58
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Total888103240126150323845185051818402655217098826-----11597
 0%0%0%0%0%0%1%1%3%7%16%4%16%23%19%9%0%----- 
1880 O $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------2103431577564172-----292
--------------12------3
---------------2------2
-----------------------
Total--------2103431577565212-----297
 --------1%3%11%10%19%25%22%7%1%----- 
1880 O $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------431626394933------170
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-------------3--------3
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Total---------431626424933------173
 ---------2%2%9%15%24%28%19%------ 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 O $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15916717518319420121222323424425546365310661776314985158817912794441021912930
1621701781871962052162272372483245267911303223449388616892092339702111230
000000216227237248324526791130322344938861689209233970200
000000219230241251394590928153926916726871690249338996100
1880 O $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5325535755956186426656887137397667931258186525554499107081106511431118061271915890
539560582603626650673696722748775948146020953203656910827111871155612110137760
00000067369672274877594814602095320365691082711187115561211000
000000680705730757784110316632325385186381094611309116811241500
1880 O $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1271351391431431471511551671792092723275391028249581531072111079114451233815441
130136140143144148152159171189230290398702151743819009108401120111743133720
00000015215917118923029039870215174381900910840112011174300
00000015416317519925130946886520066267986510960113231204000
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 2520
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 861
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 758
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 567
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 509
US Type Set, 1792-1964 418
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 341
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 317
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint, Mint State 238
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 149
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 122
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 120
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 118
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 107
New Orleans Morgan Dollars, 1879-1904, Circulation Issue 106
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 77
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 77
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 76
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 65
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 63
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 56
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 45
GSA Hard Pack Holders, Non-CC Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904 44
1880 Mint Set 36
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 34
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 28
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 26
GSA Hard Pack Holders Complete Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904, Including Varieties 24
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only 22
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only - No Gold 22
GSA Hard and Soft Pack Holders Combined Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 10
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 6
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 2
Morgan Dollar VAM Varieties 0
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 4381
Owner: selvakumar
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 4381
Owner: surftoned
 
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