Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 204,285
Catalog: KM-A74.1
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1253.30 (4/21/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1864 $20 MS obverse 1864 $20 MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

The 1864 is another scarce Civil War issue, though not nearly as rare as the 1862 and the 1863. It is considerably easier to locate in About Uncirculated grades. The 1864 does not really become scarce until the AU55 range. It is very scarce in AU58 and extremely rare in Mint State with just six to eight pieces known.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/19/2014

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1864 $20 MS
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Base $ 1800 1875 1925 2050 3850 3850 5350 6500 8250 12850 22000 26500 41000 65000 160000 335000 - - - - -
$ 4250 6250 7200 11000 14000 25000 31000 45000 - 260000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 281
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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4/27/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1204/Lot# 5811


Auction Prices Realized

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3/24/2004 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2004 March Portland, OR Signature Sale #344, 344/Lot# 6381 $6,325.00
10/29/2006 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2279, 2279/Lot# 2721 $2,016.00
1/31/2010 NGC AU 50   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2347 $2,990.00
3/8/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1168/Lot# 4242 $7,475.00
3/8/2012 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1168/Lot# 4241 $4,887.50
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4413 $20,700.00
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1201/Lot# 5531 $52,875.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1864 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base766854951105411661375165118863382401647535158592274311334021082336205405787561900389256795148
79588698510911235146717292384359342614888541264259400159202526140432652258838690881934270
0000001729238435934261488854126425940015920252614043265225883869088100
00000018072883380445075023566769281137018501294404724476393892129172400
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 4016
Owner: Gazooty
 
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