Coin Specifications

Category: Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 12,600,000
Catalog: KM-110
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $14.81 (9/29/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1880 S$1 MS obverse 1880 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Like the 1879, the 1880 is common only through the MS 64 grade level. While MS 65 examples are scarce, they are available often enough to satisfy all but the most impatient collector. At the MS 66 level, however, the 1880 becomes a significant rarity.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/4/2016

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1880 S$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 90.00 170 815 2700 17650 - - -
$ - - - - - - 60.00 75.00 100.00 215 1350 6750 - -
1880 S$1 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 58.00 70.00 105 190 500 1350 8750 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 225 650 2000 - - -
1880 S$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: 14379
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
10/4/2016 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131640/Lot# 21319


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/15/2003 NGC AU 53   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 577 $63.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 63   Prooflike David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1135 $54.05
12/3/2009 NGC MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1083 $526.00
12/18/2011 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131152/Lot# 26632 $115.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131223/Lot# 22366 $69.00
2/4/2013 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 3416, 3416/Lot# 2438 $70.50
3/16/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/16/2014, 172/Lot# 143550 $110.00
6/4/2015 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1221/Lot# 4819 $1,645.00
6/1/2016 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers June 2016 CC Online, 6143/Lot# 10154 $493.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12313113513914314314714715115516320121623029550214443817638281061705632121
12513213614014314414714815215717520622025136481622354672695611089220770
0000001471481521571752062202513648162235467269561108900
00000014714915316018821122527343311303026552775311407200
1880 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13514314715115915916316316717117923425834848794921024565608992342106539626
137144148153159160163164168173197242288394641133329235073713713177272520
00000016316416817319724228839464113332923507371371317700
00000016316516917621525031844079517173744558181851712100
1880 S$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base14315115916717518619420121222323424428236010282060415185919588137623298861216
14515316116917818819620421522623725630858213722757563189231097920170423970
0000001962042152262372563085821372275756318923109792017000
0000001982082192302402693348051716345471119255123702657900
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 1974
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 669
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 505
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 433
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 415
US Type Set, 1792-1964 279
Silver & Clad Dollar Type Set 273
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 238
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 220
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 130
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Complete 100
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Top-100 VAMs 96
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 90
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Mint 62
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 57
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hot 50 VAMs 56
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 55
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 53
Philadelphia Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 31
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, GSA Soft Pack Holders Only 22
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, Circulated Coins Only 13
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 12
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 12
Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Hit List 40 VAMs 12
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 11
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 10
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 65 DPL
Points: 4749
Owner: Coxe
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2235
Owner: AYWP
 
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