Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 636,445
Catalog: KM-74.1
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1253.30 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
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1859 S $20 MS obverse 1859 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/19/2014

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1859 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1850 1925 1975 2050 2350 2350 3250 3800 4650 5900 9750 14500 25500 67500 - - - - - - -
$ 2550 3500 4250 5000 6550 11000 16000 28000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 740
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 62


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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Sale / Lot
4/27/2014 XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1204/Lot# 6782
4/27/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1204/Lot# 6784
4/27/2014 AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1204/Lot# 6783


Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/6/1997 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 1997 June Long Beach Sale #173, 173/Lot# 6486 $1,150.00
8/12/2001 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 1470, 1470/Lot# 1007 $501.13
1/30/2011 NGC AU 50   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2220 $2,645.00
2/12/2012 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36005 $2,915.00
10/17/2012 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5655 $3,910.00
2/3/2014 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1202/Lot# 4823 $2,585.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7218068969961103115212611363216325483016328146946089996015570245873918462967101940104711107537
7498369291031111911881295162922912704310437525159737911830185752945247111759581028631056530
00000012951629229127043104375251597379118301857529452471117595810286300
00000013291896241928603192422356248669137002158134318550398894910378700
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 3016
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3016
Owner: Grandman
 
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