Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 543,645
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1254.56 (8/20/2014)
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1878 $20 MS obverse 1878 $20 MS reverse


  
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1878 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1725 1725 1840 1850 1900 2150 2350 2550 4400 17750 29000 - - - - - -
$ 1775 1850 1860 1950 2250 2450 2750 8800 22350 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1537
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/8/2003 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 9035 $517.50
7/4/2004 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1904, 1904/Lot# 1694 $467.50
5/1/2006 NGC MS 60   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 85: Chi Yin Collection, 90/Lot# 1143 $747.50
1/3/2007 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 3199 $10,350.00
1/31/2010 PCGS   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2382 $1,207.50
12/2/2010 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 8950 $1,725.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5364 $8,812.50
5/18/2014 PCGS MS 60   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 187550 $2,528.90


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 $20 MS
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5986717518389059209329569961030106911421590253832624059555777461098915853203170
000000932956996103010691142159025383262405955577746109891585300
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1878 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5105776467258099019511001104810791125115513262381322344906540967614522220913402435258
5326006727538399179671016105810941135121216772661364551737585112911704526068344350
000000967101610581094113512121677266136455173758511291170452606800
000000984103210681109114512692029294240675856863012906195683004600
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 3080
Owner: H.I.M.
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 2268
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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