Coin Specifications

Category: St. Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,946,750
Catalog: KM-131
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1187.32 (9/23/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1927 $20 MS obverse 1927 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1927 Double Eagle is the second most common date of the series. Large numbers of the issue has survived and over 200,000 coins have been certified by the major grading services. This date makes an excellent candidate for a type coin. The production quality for this issue is outstanding and Gem examples of this date are among the best for the series.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/2/2014

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1927 $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1640 1650 1660 1670 1680 1680 1700 1710 1725 1740 1760 1775 1810 1840 1950 2500 3450 21000 - - -
$ 1690 1710 1720 1735 1750 1770 1800 1825 1900 2075 3100 4850 31650 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 139799
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
9/23/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131438/Lot# 27614
10/13/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1210/Lot# 4547
10/13/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9346
10/13/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9345
10/13/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9344


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/14/2005 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2078, 2078/Lot# 2164 $1,344.00
4/2/2007 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Spring Collectors Choice Sale', 137/Lot# 1002 $977.50
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2330 $2,760.00
4/24/2011 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131118/Lot# 29134 $2,875.00
6/14/2011 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, 92/Lot# 9937 $1,553.65
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1333 $2,106.00
6/16/2013 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 115002 $2,659.80
8/5/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4361 $2,350.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1927 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2002211721242139217622052212221922292236224722542281230223942476266531546134111181860829306
204021192129215121852207221422222231223922492263228823322421253928284147779513614221740
00000022142222223122392249226322882332242125392828414777951361400
00000022162225223322432251227222952363244826022991514094561611100
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2665
Owner: J.D.A.
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2665
Owner: Michael A Johnson
 
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