Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 77
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1174.35 (10/2/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1885 $20 PF obverse 1885 $20 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Along with the business strikes of the same date, proof 1885 twenties are rarely seen. Only 78 proofs were originally struck and today the estimate of survivors is in a very narrow range from 14-18 pieces (Breen) to 15-18 pieces (Akers).

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Price Guide

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1885 $20 PF
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1885 $20 PF Cameo
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1885 $20 PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/7/1998 NGC Proof 66   Heritage Auctions 1998 ANA Signature Sale #190, 190/Lot# 7919 $103,500.00
8/6/2001 NGC Proof AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2001 Atlanta, GA Signature Sale #267, 267/Lot# 8201 $13,800.00
12/3/2009 NGC Proof 61   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2009 December Houston, TX US Coin Auction #1132, 1132/Lot# 2124 $37,375.00
1/5/2011 NGC Proof 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(3), 1151/Lot# 5289 $207,000.00
8/2/2012 NGC Proof 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(4), 1173/Lot# 5426 $229,125.00
8/2/2012 PCGS Proof 63   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(4), 1173/Lot# 5425 $49,937.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1885 $20 PF
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1885 $20 PF Cameo
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1885 $20 PF Ultra Cameo
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