Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 30,945
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1183.45 (9/19/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1889 CC $20 MS obverse 1889 CC $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Despite its minuscule mintage of 30,945 pieces, the 1889-CC double eagle is considered to be among the more available Carson City twenties. Douglas Winter (2001) attributes this to the release of a significant hoard(s) during the mid-1990s.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/8/2014

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1889 CC $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 2400 2450 2500 2750 3500 3500 4800 5500 6800 9600 13750 19500 29500 42500 66000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 837
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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7/25/2001 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1464, 1464/Lot# 1763 $606.63
1/9/2002 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2002 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #280, 280/Lot# 8416 $1,725.00
9/9/2004 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2004 September Long Beach Signature Sale #355, 355/Lot# 7848 $2,300.00
3/24/2005 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2005 March Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #368, 368/Lot# 7297 $2,760.00
9/23/2007 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3450 $2,415.00
1/24/2008 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 215, 221/Lot# 6008 $2,530.00
2/9/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 158416 $2,200.00
6/27/2014 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2676 $17,625.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1940205221692302248325972729285434823824426645265176666578629810103041081611347118971246613055
197720912213236225212641277030633596397143524742567270648511997410474109931153012086126620
00000027703063359639714352474256727064851199741047410993115301208600
000000281232723710411844394959616874639160101391064511170117131227600
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 5176
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 5176
Owner: The Loaned Ranger
 
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