Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 970,500
Catalog: KM-74.1
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1265.20 (7/29/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
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1857 S $20 MS obverse 1857 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1857 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1800 1875 1925 2050 2250 2250 2900 3250 4150 5000 5800 6400 7250 9100 11250 15900 37000 110000 - - -
$ 2450 3150 3500 4450 5375 6000 6900 8500 10250 12250 17250 45000 127500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1266
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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8/9/2014 XF Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8736
8/9/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4079


Auction Prices Realized

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Price
1/1/2001 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1391, 1391/Lot# 1654 $1,213.25
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3414 $8,050.00
3/24/2010 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2010 March Fort Worth, TX Signature ANA US Coin Auction #1138, 1138/Lot# 2594 $8,625.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1116 $37,440.00
12/9/2012 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 87611 $15,290.00
2/7/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1182/Lot# 3990 $11,456.25
4/7/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131316/Lot# 24872 $3,055.00
8/30/2013 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3496 $3,877.50
5/11/2014 PCGS MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 803, 812/Lot# 851 $5,250.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1857 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base721806896996110311591267136918702136247426712960336537834261463068209319125121711423834
7498369291031112111951301153619582248253927673095350439424384536076531038314046193540
000000130115361958224825392767309535043942438453607653103831404600
000000133517032047236126052863323036434101450760908486114471558000
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 4565
Owner: BillJones
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2474
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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