Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 12,600,000
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $11.99 (1/20/2019)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1880 $1 MS obverse 1880 $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 12.6 million coins, the 1880-P Morgan is by no means a rare coin. However, it is not nearly as common in high grade as the San Francisco issue of the same year. The 1880-P is common through MS64, but becomes much harder to locate in gem.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/11/2018

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1880 $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 28.00 28.50 29.00 29.50 33.00 35.00 36.00 37.00 40.00 50.00 55.00 70.00 90.00 140 600 2300 17650 - - -
$ - - - - - - 60.00 75.00 100.00 185 950 4250 - -
1880 $1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 58.00 70.00 105 190 500 1350 8750 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 225 650 2000 - - -
1880 $1 MS Deep Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 75.00 100.00 185 540 1500 7750 37000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 690 1850 11500 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 15707
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/14/2019 1880 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base312923716711491951622596936419836121513070739----15319
-------------214881----33
-------------21485111----113
---------------13-----4
Total312923716711491951622596936419876149522472941----15469
 0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %1 %1 %1 %2 %0 %2 %13 %40 %34 %5 %0 %---- 
1880 $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------419419679205----255
-----------------------
---------------1-1----2
----------------24-----24
Total----------419419680446----281
 ----------1 %0 %3 %15 %34 %28 %16 %2 %---- 
1880 $1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1-4174256103----133
---------------1------1
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total----------1-4174257103----134
 ----------1 %-3 %13 %31 %43 %7 %2 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/21/1999 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1238, 1238/Lot# 1403 $76.30
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1798 $603.75
1/31/2008 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 217, 223/Lot# 8933 $575.00
12/3/2009 NGC MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1083 $526.00
7/27/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/27/2014, 201/Lot# 204895 $133.46
10/10/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15393 $595.73
1/22/2017 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131705/Lot# 30082 $114.00
6/8/2017 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 7645 $2,585.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13514314715115915916316316717117923425834848794921024565608992342106539626
137144148153159160163164168173197242288394641133329235073713713177272520
00000016316416817319724228839464113332923507371371317700
00000016316516917621525031844079517173744558181851712100
1880 $1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base14315115916717518619420121222323424428236010282060415185919588137623298861216
14515316116917818819620421522623725630858213722757563189231097920170423970
0000001962042152262372563085821372275756318923109792017000
0000001982082192302402693348051716345471119255123702657900
1880 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313113513914314314714715115516320121623029550214443817638281061705632121
12513213614014314414714815215717520622025136481622354672695611089220770
0000001471481521571752062202513648162235467269561108900
00000014714915316018821122527343311303026552775311407200
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 2047
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 698
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 545
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 448
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 427
US Type Set, 1792-1964 286
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 282
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 246
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 227
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 201
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 159
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 133
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 133
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 102
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 90
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 88
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 58
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 55
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 53
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 53
Philadelphia Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 41
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 29
1880 Mint Set 26
GSA Soft Pack Holders, Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921 25
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 24
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 20
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 18
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 17
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 15
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 14
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 10
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 9
Hard and Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 4
Soft Pack Holders Complete Set, Seated, Morgan and Peace Dollars 2
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 65 DPL
Points: 4749
Owner: coxe
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2235
Owner: AYWP
 
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