Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 5,134,175
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1253.30 (4/19/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1904 S $20 MS obverse 1904 S $20 MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

Gem BU survivors of the 1904-S are considerably rarer than those of its similarly dated P-mint counterpart. Still, the '04-S (5.1 million pieces produced) is the most readily obtainable Type Three Double Eagle produced in the San Francisco Mint.. Population: 40 in 65, there is just one finer (10/02).

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/2/2013

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1904 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1530 1540 1550 1565 1580 1580 1590 1600 1610 1620 1630 1640 1730 1975 2450 5250 26500 - - - -
$ 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1950 2275 3200 6750 29000 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23765
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
4/27/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11392
4/27/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1204/Lot# 7009
4/27/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11391
4/27/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11389
4/27/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11390


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/8/2000 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #20023, 20023/Lot# 3306 $575.00
6/26/2001 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21071, 21071/Lot# 1961 $460.00
3/24/2004 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2004 March Portland, OR Signature Sale #344, 344/Lot# 6508 $4,945.00
1/17/2005 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2005 Fort Lauderdale, FL (FUN) Bullet Sale #361, 361/Lot# 3952 $546.25
1/8/2007 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 121, 126/Lot# 2958 $770.50
11/18/2007 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2450, 2450/Lot# 2274 $980.00
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 3166 $2,817.50
11/3/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5451 $1,466.25
8/25/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/25/2013, 89/Lot# 116817 $1,476.20


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1904 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base572644721806896903906911920926935941966102811931644219728363597464961228215
596669749836898904907914922929937949986108313431828241030893947514068190
000000907914922929937949986108313431828241030893947514000
0000009099179249329399571007113814932012262333434298563100
1904 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base65773582091310131021996969978985994100110271092126417342439338845066107842811842
6837638519461015102199697298098899610091048114914201969275537605039688095660
00000099697298098899610091048114914201969275537605039688000
00000099697598299199810181070120615772204307141335573765400
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2602
Owner: scotty's gold
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2197
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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