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: $13.96 (2/19/2017)
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: 151303
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
2/19/2017 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1252/Lot# 7773
2/19/2017 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1252/Lot# 7777
2/19/2017 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2017 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1252/Lot# 7770
2/19/2017 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2017 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1252/Lot# 7783


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/6/1996 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 0891, 891/Lot# 1649 $239.80
2/27/2003 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2003 February Long Beach Signature Sale #314, 314/Lot# 7248 $718.75
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1694 $172.50
3/31/2013 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/31/2013, 68/Lot# 106355 $76.52
8/18/2013 PCGS MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 765, 774/Lot# 253 $850.00
8/11/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131334/Lot# 21043 $66.00
6/3/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 4207 $155.10
  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 1986
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 671
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 513
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 429
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 419
Carson City Morgan Dollars, 1878-1893 296
US Type Set, 1792-1964 285
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 278
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 238
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 219
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 199
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 152
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 128
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 100
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 96
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 91
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 67
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 56
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 55
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 53
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 53
Non-CC Morgan Dollars, 1878-1904, GSA Holders Only 36
Peace Dollars, 1921-1935, Top 50 VAMs 34
San Francisco Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 29
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, GSA Soft Pack Holders Only 23
1880 Mint Set 22
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 21
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 16
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 15
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only 15
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only - No Gold 14
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 14
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 13
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 13
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 12
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 12
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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