Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,403,925
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1242.56 (8/27/2014)
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1896 S $20 MS obverse 1896 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1896 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1750 1765 1850 2700 6100 30000 45000 - - - -
$ 1680 1700 1715 1725 1750 1765 1825 1950 4000 8500 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 8689
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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9/6/2014 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1209/Lot# 3779


Auction Prices Realized

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10/13/2004 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1948, 1948/Lot# 2101 $632.50
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2540 $690.00
6/6/2005 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2005 June Long Beach Bullet Auction #377, 377/Lot# 2192 $578.45
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1641 $1,840.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5403 $1,638.75
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25348 $1,882.35
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1104 $1,872.00
7/11/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1187/Lot# 9601 $1,645.00
3/16/2014 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 795, 804/Lot# 42 $1,150.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1896 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5726447218068969039069119209269359411088124617813431536757518087115681682024838
596669749836898904907914922929937990114014242331407654956529924713318194920
00000090791492292993799011401424233140765495652992471331800
0000009099179249329391039119316022881472156237308104071506900
1896 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base613688770858953961964969978985994100111551319187635855582704810455157322398737024
63871579988995596296597298098899610521209150424454250607081831221418483283320
0000009659729809889961052120915042445425060708183122141848300
0000009679759829919981103126416903015491665599319139732123500
1896 S $20 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33338618708758828949039169259339491092151526023984682099182199236947
3332898648718778868979079199279389961233187730624929785213942269770
000000877886897907919927938996123318773062492978521394200
0000008798909009119229309431044137422393523587488851796700
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Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 1504
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 1088
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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