Coin Specifications

Category: St. Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 2,938,500
Catalog: KM-131
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1253.30 (4/19/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1925 D $20 MS obverse 1925 D $20 MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: Despite a very large mintage, most were destroyed during the great gold melts of the 1930s. At one time this issue was considered a major rarity. Starting in the 1950s, coins began to trickle in from European banks in small numbers. Today, around 1,000 coins are known; most in the lower ranges of Mint State. Gem examples are very rare with less than 10 certified by NGC. A single coin has been graded by NGC as MS 66. The Smithsonian example (likely from the Lilly collection) grades just MS 63.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/12/2013

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1925 D $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - 2370 2550 2550 2675 2800 3480 4080 4600 5850 7500 11500 18500 100000 230000 - - - -
$ 2700 2900 3000 3750 4400 5000 6400 8750 13500 24000 127500 270000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 295
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/11/2000 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1385, 1385/Lot# 1737 $12,075.00
9/27/2007 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2007 September Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #446, 446/Lot# 4109 $3,450.00
1/31/2010 NGC MS 65   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2681 $80,500.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5585 $13,800.00
2/3/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1152/Lot# 4738 $10,925.00
7/18/2011 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 602, 609/Lot# 1706 $15,513.50
2/27/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(2), 1203/Lot# 4328 $18,800.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1925 D $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2002211721242197226124512648282830363165334534593708426455987049123131573825261384995628379523
204021192148221823242516270828973079322533833542389347086081880313454189122967344427640290
00000027082897307932253383354238934708608188031345418912296734442700
000000276829663122328534213625407851536565105581459622086340865035500
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 4264
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 4264
Owner: The Artist's Collection
 
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