Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 30,945
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1166.90 (9/30/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1889 CC $20 MS obverse 1889 CC $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Despite its minuscule mintage of 30,945 pieces, the 1889-CC double eagle is considered to be among the more available Carson City twenties. Douglas Winter (2001) attributes this to the release of a significant hoard(s) during the mid-1990s.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/8/2014

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1889 CC $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 2400 2450 2500 2750 3500 3500 4800 5500 6800 9600 13750 19500 29500 42500 66000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 840
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Date
Service
Grade
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9/22/1997 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 0982, 982/Lot# 2017 $817.63
8/13/2006 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2006 August Denver, CO Signature & Platinum Night Auction #414, 414/Lot# 2216 $2,760.00
1/24/2008 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 215, 221/Lot# 6008 $2,530.00
6/26/2008 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 2339 $10,350.00
5/29/2011 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1721 $4,830.00
2/9/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 158416 $2,200.00
2/27/2014 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(4), 1203/Lot# 5563 $3,525.00
3/28/2014 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6341 $6,462.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1940205221692302248325972729285434823824426645265176666578629810103041081611347118971246613055
197720912213236225212641277030633596397143524742567270648511997410474109931153012086126620
00000027703063359639714352474256727064851199741047410993115301208600
000000281232723710411844394959616874639160101391064511170117131227600
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 5176
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 5176
Owner: The Loaned Ranger
 
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