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: $13.45 (5/26/2017)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1880 S S$1 MS obverse 1880 S 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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/9/2016

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1880 S S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 28.00 28.50 29.00 29.50 33.00 35.00 36.00 37.00 40.00 48.00 52.00 58.00 70.00 90.00 185 305 850 6250 45000 -
$ - - - - - - - 65.00 78.00 110 205 375 1425 25000
1880 S S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 57.00 65.00 75.00 130 170 325 550 1950 9000 115000 -
$ - - - - - - 73.00 83.00 150 210 415 1200 3600 -
1880 S S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 65.00 75.00 95.00 220 420 1050 2500 9800 37500 - -
$ - - - - - - 84.00 105 275 510 1250 4900 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 152255
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
6/11/2017 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 7653
6/11/2017 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 7650


Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/15/2003 NGC MS 64   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 611 $104.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 8167 $517.50
1/27/2013 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/27/2013, 59/Lot# 86746 $78.10
4/21/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131318/Lot# 28248 $84.00
8/5/2013 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 3442, 3442/Lot# 1811 $152.75
6/1/2014 NGC MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 806, 815/Lot# 248 $1,150.00
9/4/2014 PCGS MS 66   Deep Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1209/Lot# 4683 $1,997.50
  PCGS MS 66   Deep Prooflike Bonhams $1,404.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 S S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313113513914314714714715115516319420923027233958691615994080923410372
12513213614014414714714815215717319921624429442169611432426579896130
00000014714815215717319921624429442169611432426579800
00000014714915316018320422325831650380613713253751600
1880 S S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1351431471511591631631631671711792302552884505638381206240148411257115252
137144148153160163163164168173196238266342487654960160432147417134640
00000016316416817319623826634248765496016043214741700
000000163165169176213246277396525746108320024027999400
1880 S S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base155163167175179183183183186194201255288336620105115832614499286441295516148
157164169176180183183184188196219266304430763122819263406620910081140190
00000018318418819621926630443076312281926340662091008100
00000018318519119823727732052590714052270419974261151800
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 1994
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 675
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 513
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 430
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 419
Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 299
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 281
US Type Set, 1792-1964 279
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 238
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 222
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 199
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 150
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 131
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 108
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 98
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 91
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 65
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 56
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 56
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 52
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 52
Peace Dollars, 1921-1935, Top 50 VAMs 38
Non-CC Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904, GSA Holders Only 37
San Francisco Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 32
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, GSA Soft Pack Holders Only 25
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 23
1880 Mint Set 22
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 16
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 15
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 15
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 15
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only 15
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only - No Gold 14
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 14
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 13
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 11
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 9
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, GSA Holders Only, Mint State 5
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 68 DPL
Points: 10081
Owner: AYWP
 
Grade: MS 67 DPL
Points: 4992
Owner: Kenneth Forsythe
 
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