1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

The 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar is a popular and plentiful coin, even with the lower amount of total minted coins. The CC (Carson City) mint mark is always favored, which has allowed the 1880-CC Morgan Dollar to hold its value and demand relatively well. There are a couple of varieties of the 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar, just like the 1880 Morgan Dollars from the other mints, that have some issues due to the way they were struck. Only 591,000 of these coins were struck at Carson City in 1880, and despite a small mintage, they are relatively accessible for the collector and investor. 


History of the 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

The more obvious difference for the 1880-CC Morgan Dollar is on the reverse, some being struck with the reverse of 1878 that had a flat instead of rounded breast. Some also contained overdates just like with the 1880s from the Philadelphia Mint. Treasury hoards were sold in the late 1970s and 1980s, with bags and thousands of coins coming on the market. That little CC possibly contributed to that large supply being met by the demand. 


1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Value

The 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar value ranges from the hundreds to tens of thousands. Collectors are able to be selective with this coin due to their abundance, and should seek out 1880-CC Morgan Dollars that are well-struck and attractively toned or blast white. The 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar is a great coin for any collection and it is able to hold its worth due to the demand for Carson City Morgan Silver Dollars. 


Type of coin: Silver Dollar

Year: 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar 

Morgan Silver Dollar Mint Mark: Carson City

Total mintage: 591,000

Metal content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Face value: One dollar

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Designer: George T. Morgan

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters