Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 207,630
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1244.69 (8/27/2014)
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1879 $20 MS obverse 1879 $20 MS reverse


  
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1879 $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1725 1725 1840 1850 1900 2150 2600 3500 6500 21750 - - - - - - -
$ 1775 1850 1860 1950 2250 3100 4400 9400 26000 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 588
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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8/7/2000 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1343, 1343/Lot# 1786 $580.25
5/25/2002 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22121, 22121/Lot# 11757 $471.50
2/24/2003 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 2163 $862.50
5/31/2004 NGC MS 62   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2650 $3,450.00
10/5/2009 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 416, 422/Lot# 834 $1,265.00
4/28/2013 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 106427 $3,972.10
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 58   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1038 $2,457.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 60   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20726 $3,231.25
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12065 $3,818.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base206521222180223922992360242224862551261826852754328134064793657692381380920927321194987751513
208421412199225923192380244325072573264027082929332238685387746310761161812465738038504220
00000024432507257326402708292933223868538774631076116181246573803800
00000024642529259526622731310533644330598183501228518554283884395700
1879 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2171223122912352241424782542260826752744281428853431356049907735120461906030441490127948781793
219122512311237224352499256426302698276728373067347440365905917214384228533663159170802550
00000025642630269827672837306734744036590591721438422853366315917000
000000258626522721279028613249351745136820106091672226647428216932800
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 3281
Owner: Jesse T Brown
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 2754
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