The 1880-S Morgan Dollar (Buy on eBay) is one of the most available coins of the series in terms of acquiring a higher grade, attractive coin. Most are encountered with excellent strikes and frosty luster. This coin is similar to the 1881-S Morgan Dollar, for which pristine examples are readily available.
The mintage of the 1880-S Morgan Dollar was 8,900,000. A great portion of this amount was held in Treasury vaults and eventually released decades later in the 1950’s and 1960’s, creating a plentiful supply of mint state coins.
1880-S Morgan Dollar Mintage and Specifications
- Mintage: 8,900,000
- Mint Mark: S (San Francisco)
- Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
- Weight: 26.73 grams
- Diameter: 38.1 mm