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: $1170.87 (10/1/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
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1859 S $20 MS obverse 1859 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1859 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1850 1925 1975 2150 2350 2350 3350 4100 5200 7250 17500 28000 36000 71000 - - - - - - -
$ 2550 - - - 8850 - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 749
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 62


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10/13/2014 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9161


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12/9/2007 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2460, 2460/Lot# 2905 $3,472.00
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
1/1/2013 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 12669 $4,700.00
4/24/2013 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1184/Lot# 4573 $21,737.50
9/25/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1189/Lot# 6855 $6,462.50
8/5/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4090 $7,050.00


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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