Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,223,800
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1257.56 (7/29/2014)
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1879 S $20 MS obverse 1879 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1879 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1725 1725 1840 1850 1900 2100 2400 4650 18000 43000 - - - - - - -
$ 1775 1850 1860 1950 2200 2600 7050 23000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1263
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 62


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/8/1999 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 1999 F.U.N. Signature Sale #195, 195/Lot# 8428 $11,500.00
9/15/2003 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 1252 $425.50
3/6/2006 NGC MS 60   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 77, 82/Lot# 1156 $1,265.00
10/24/2010 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2947, 2947/Lot# 2637 $1,725.00
7/31/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131132/Lot# 27252 $1,782.50
3/25/2012 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/25/2012, 15/Lot# 43130 $1,705.00
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 50   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1042 $1,755.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5365 $3,701.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2289235024122476254026062674274328122884295630303238429053618023121721870229069456674720048771
230923702433249725622628269727662836290829803099358846476248940614348221573460146178477230
00000026972766283629082980309935884647624894061434822157346014617800
000000272027892860293230053168393950047135107891652525613401344668900
1879 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24032466253125972664273328032873294530203094317033864472702311590192123197853415895029202094589
2424248725532619268727562826289729703044311932423748532285451413023467391236544490341928760
000000282628972970304431193242374853228545141302346739123654449034100
0000002849292129953069314433144110617210067166712772246269774739118000
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 3238
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 3030
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