Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,739,000
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1248.75 (8/28/2014)
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1878 S $20 MS obverse 1878 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1878 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1725 1725 1840 1850 1900 2100 2150 2750 7350 28000 - - - - - - -
$ 1775 1850 1860 1950 2150 2250 3750 13900 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1485
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/5/1994 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1994 F.U.N. Bullet Sale #115, 115/Lot# 868 $550.00
9/2/1996 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 0872, 872/Lot# 1933 $633.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3441 $4,312.50
6/1/2011 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4980 $1,725.00
1/29/2012 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/29/2012, 5/Lot# 33653 $1,815.00
5/30/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1171/Lot# 10672 $1,667.50
6/3/2013 PCGS VF 35   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1035 $1,755.00
2/9/2014 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 790, 799/Lot# 885 $5,460.00
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12064 $5,581.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5726447218068969089169259931036109811381558381762637760119361857229204463637424676439
5966697498369009109199471007105611111278231146326762915214148221163492355657749770
000000919947100710561111127823114632676291521414822116349235565700
0000009229701021107711241418306454477261105441636025660406436495100
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 2311
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 1558
Owner: Jesse T Brown
 
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