Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 344,339
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1240.43 (8/21/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1893 $20 MS obverse 1893 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While the 1893 half eagle and eagle each have mintages well above 1 million pieces, the Philadelphia Mint double eagle is a better date at the MS64 level. The mintage was less than 350,000 pieces, and although bagmarked Uncirculated examples are available, relatively few reach the MS64 grade.

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Last Updated: 5/28/2014

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1893 $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1750 1775 2100 3100 6650 - 52500 - - - -
$ 1680 1700 1715 1725 1750 1775 1850 2350 3600 7500 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5707
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
6/29/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 June New York, NY Signature Auction #380, 380/Lot# 6758 $2,070.00
12/5/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #65, 70/Lot# 1118 $770.50
6/29/2008 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2550, 2550/Lot# 3011 $1,456.00
10/23/2008 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2008 October Dallas, TX Signature US Coin Auction #1117, 1117/Lot# 2374 $1,955.00
12/4/2008 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2008 December Houston, TX Signature Coin Auction #1118, 1118/Lot# 2528 $1,610.00
2/15/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3969 $2,014.80
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1220 $2,106.00
9/2/2012 NGC MS 63   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2198 $1,955.00
1/12/2014 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/12/2014, 180/Lot# 108383 $1,402.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base25012507251325192525253125372549255125552567258526652677293140928849974310537113771302916001
25032509251525212527253325412549255225592573261126692761331856779147100071081711927140190
0000002541254925522559257326112669276133185677914710007108171192700
0000002545255025532563257926382673284637057263944510272110971247800
1893 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33338618708758828949039169259339491092151526023984682099182199236947
3332898648718778868979079199279389961233187730624929785213942269770
000000877886897907919927938996123318773062492978521394200
0000008798909009119229309431044137422393523587488851796700
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2931
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 2677
Owner: Golden Age Guy
 
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