Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 928,000
Catalog: KM-74.2
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1177.45 (9/21/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1871 S $20 MS obverse 1871 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With an estimated 80 to 100 pieces known in Uncirculated, the 1871-S is one of the most available mintmarked Type Two Double Eagles struck prior to 1873. Most of the Uncirculated examples have similar characteristics, that is, they are noticeably abraded and with average striking quality.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/5/2014

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1871 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1650 1675 1700 1850 1920 1920 2150 2400 3000 3800 6250 9600 14750 30000 57500 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 23500 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1473
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/9/1996 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 0900, 900/Lot# 1829 $659.38
2/24/2003 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 2152 $2,242.50
7/26/2003 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 10614 $5,060.00
12/9/2012 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 51158 $1,980.00
6/3/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1005 $1,872.00
8/30/2013 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4956 $2,291.25
7/13/2014 PCGS MS 95   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 812, 821/Lot# 365 $1,350.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1871 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base534615709811925100510731138181221432549278133654694624866851209117979271134142664062100169
5616467438499511027109413621922227826262975380852126393848714053210233188448971760970
00000010941362192222782626297538085212639384871405321023318844897100
000000111615872032241327033170425157306539102891601624068366555651600
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 2549
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 2143
Owner: swiss
 
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