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: $1253.30 (4/18/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1857 S $20 MS obverse 1857 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1857 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1800 1875 1925 1950 2250 2250 2900 3250 4150 5000 5400 6000 7000 9100 11250 15400 37000 110000 - - -
$ 2450 3150 3500 4450 5375 5800 6750 8500 10250 12250 17000 45000 127500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1253
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
4/22/2014 XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131416/Lot# 20324
4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1204/Lot# 6774
4/27/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1204/Lot# 6773
4/27/2014 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1204/Lot# 6772
4/27/2014 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1204/Lot# 6771


Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/9/2001 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1515, 1515/Lot# 1008 $6,752.00
3/24/2004 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2004 March Portland, OR Signature Sale #344, 344/Lot# 6366 $6,612.50
5/27/2007 NGC MS 61   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1693 $4,600.00
6/26/2008 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 2255 $8,625.00
5/17/2010 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 480, 486/Lot# 549 $11,500.00
2/28/2012 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7814 $2,185.00
12/9/2012 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 87611 $15,290.00


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: Gazooty
 
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