Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 8,900,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $12.02 (4/10/2020)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1880 S $1 MS obverse 1880 S $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Nearly 9 million Morgan dollars were struck in San Francisco in 1880. A large percentage of those have survived until today in mint state, including thousands above gem. In fact, this issue is common in proof like and deep proof like finishes as well.

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Last Updated: 2/14/2020

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1880 S $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 28.00 30.00 32.00 35.00 38.00 40.00 44.50 46.00 47.50 55.00 60.00 65.00 75.00 89.00 145 265 730 5000 34000 -
$ - - - - - - - 70.00 80.00 100.00 200 350 1300 14500
1880 S $1 MS PL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 75.00 85.00 100.00 150 190 275 500 1750 8000 115000 -
$ - - - - - - 90.00 125 170 225 350 800 3250 -
1880 S $1 MS DPL
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 100.00 145 180 265 350 740 2125 9750 25500 - -
$ - - - - - - 155 195 300 510 1250 4900 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 164402
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69

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, 68 series, 69 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 4/7/2020 1880 S $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base106581461511288021111772653763265962457358301222433133055-153406
-----------168658084754738223127--2707
-------------3257395603811379--1854
--------------220184015---95
Total106581461511288021111873254653326664063369551302736963415-158062
 0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%3%21%41%23%8%2%0%0%- 
1880 S $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------5155939918883817200871214410--9057
------------2940454525141--181
--------------61714932--51
----------------3-----3
Total----------5156140819343879207074616113--9292
 ----------0%0%1%4%21%42%22%8%2%0%-- 
1880 S $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------11294446823439106162--1939
--------------121111--7
--------------47-2----13
-----------------------
Total-----------11294451832440109173--1959
 -----------0%1%5%23%42%22%6%1%0%-- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 S $1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1351431471511591631631631671711792302552884505638381206240148411257115252
137144148153160163163164168173196238266342487654960160432147417134640
00000016316416817319623826634248765496016043214741700
000000163165169176213246277396525746108320024027999400
1880 S $1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base155163167175179183183183186194201255288336620105115832614499286441295516148
157164169176180183183184188196219266304430763122819263406620910081140190
00000018318418819621926630443076312281926340662091008100
00000018318519119823727732052590714052270419974261151800
1880 S $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313113513914314714714715115516319420923027233958691615994080923410372
12513213614014414714714815215717319921624429442169611432426579896130
00000014714815215717319921624429442169611432426579800
00000014714915316018320422325831650380613713253751600
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 2600
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 896
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 812
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 581
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 523
US Type Set, 1792-1964 441
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 356
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 352
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 295
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 289
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint, Mint State 273
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 252
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 205
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 155
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 134
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 127
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 125
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 124
San Francisco Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 104
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 84
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 81
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 81
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 74
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 65
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 62
Peace Dollars, 1921-1935, Top 50 VAMs 61
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 48
GSA Hard Pack Holders, Non-CC Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904 44
1880 Mint Set 38
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 35
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 32
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 31
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 28
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 27
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only - No Gold 26
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only 25
GSA Hard Pack Holders Complete Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904, Including Varieties 25
GSA Hard and Soft Pack Holders Combined Set, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 11
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 6
Redfield Holders, Morgan and Peace Dollars, 1878-1935, Including Varieties 4
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 2
Morgan Dollar VAM Varieties 0
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 68 DPL
Points: 10081
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 67 DPL
Points: 4992
Owner: Kenneth Forsythe
 
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