Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 69,690
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1262.78 (7/28/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1906 $20 MS obverse 1906 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1906 twenty dollar gold piece is clearly an undervalued coin. Despite a relatively small mintage of 69,596 coins, circulated examples of the 1906 double eagle are often valued on par with other dates within the series that were issued by the millions. The value discrepancy changes quickly above the MS63 level as few examples exist, and most of those that are available have only come into the marketplace with the past few decades, thanks to the repatriation of some European holdings.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/28/2014

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1906 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 2050 2300 2850 4400 8500 16900 35000 52000 - - - -
$ 1680 1700 1715 1725 2100 2450 3400 5900 10000 19000 40500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 661
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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8/9/2014 MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4242


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11/20/2000 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1379, 1379/Lot# 1682 $580.25
12/30/2003 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24011, 24011/Lot# 11869 $517.50
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 1124 $1,265.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1564 $1,046.50
2/12/2012 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36021 $1,925.00
10/17/2012 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5712 $3,737.50
2/7/2013 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1182/Lot# 8655 $2,585.00
7/11/2013 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1187/Lot# 3750 $2,246.60
7/6/2014 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 205434 $101.00


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