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: $1253.30 (4/19/2014)
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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 $ 1530 1540 1550 1565 1580 1580 1590 1600 1610 1620 1630 1640 1730 2375 5850 32500 44000 - - - -
$ 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1950 3250 8000 36000 48000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 8635
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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Grade
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Price
3/14/2004 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1856, 1856/Lot# 1697 $577.50
7/2/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #65072, 65072/Lot# 24581 $1,552.50
4/24/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 84, 89/Lot# 1153 $782.00
8/8/2007 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2007 Milwaukee, WI (ANA) Signature Coin Auction #444, 444/Lot# 3395 $1,552.50
5/27/2009 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2009 May Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1125, 1125/Lot# 1971 $4,600.00
9/6/2009 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 3468 $1,437.50
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5678 $4,600.00


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 62
Points: 1246
Owner: W.K.F.
 
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