Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,596,000
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1184.22 (9/17/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1901 S $20 MS obverse 1901 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

One would hardly expect a late-date Coronet double eagle with an original mintage of more than 1.5 million pieces to elicit much enthusiasm among bidders when it crosses the auction block. Informed collectors, however, realize that this stereotype cannot be used to label the 1901-S, at the near-Gem level of preservation.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/8/2014

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1901 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1750 1765 2000 4250 7250 24000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2200 5400 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2961
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/11/2001 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1504, 1504/Lot# 1040 $448.38
1/28/2004 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 7534 $2,990.00
2/5/2006 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1342 $2,990.00
7/9/2009 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2009 July West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1127, 1127/Lot# 2205 $1,495.00
3/24/2010 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2010 March Fort Worth, TX Signature ANA US Coin Auction #1138, 1138/Lot# 2702 $5,750.00
6/3/2012 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/03/2012, 25/Lot# 50302 $5,778.30
6/2/2013 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 754, 763/Lot# 373 $1,600.00
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1168 $1,872.00
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12110 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1901 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5726447218068969089169259459589779901013150525553564469459628362119321730725500
596669749836900910919931949964981997117718552891394051166762955213723200380
00000091993194996498199711771855289139405116676295521372300
0000009229389539709851005134122053227431755397562107421551500
1901 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base613688770858953961972983100410181037105110761589268037224888708410375154252325935533
63871579988995596497599010081024104110591247195230274110562081811205818036273500
0000009759901008102410411059124719523027411056208181120581803600
0000009799971013103010461067141823163374449963529278137412064700
1901 S $20 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7178028939911098110510731039106010751095111011351668279738725071732510694158532383936327
7458329251026110011051073104610651081110011181312204431554271582284481241318515280010
000000107310461065108111001118131220443155427158228448124131851500
000000107310531070108811051126149024203513467165739571141332117700
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2555
Owner: tonystl
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 990
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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