Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 996,175
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1262.78 (7/29/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1893 S $20 MS obverse 1893 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This date is a condition rarity in MS64 grade, following a common theme among San Francisco Mint double eagles.

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Last Updated: 5/28/2014

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1893 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1750 1775 1975 4150 13500 52500 - - - - -
$ 1680 1700 1715 1725 1750 1775 1850 2350 4900 18500 - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5007
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 64


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Grade
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8/9/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4222


Auction Prices Realized

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5/5/2004 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 10171 $3,220.00
2/28/2005 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Bullet Sale #367, 367/Lot# 2747 $632.50
4/23/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 136, 141/Lot# 1748 $782.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5397 $1,667.50
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1734 $1,840.00
3/11/2012 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 3239, 3239/Lot# 2587 $1,897.50
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1341 $2,983.00
7/28/2013 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/28/2013, 85/Lot# 116671 $1,450.77


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2120217822372297235824212484254925512555256725852665267734675654902794919973107801163429974
2139219722572317237924422505254925522559257326112669294041966778918196511024211064177470
000000250525492552255925732611266929404196677891819651102421106400
000000252725502553256325792638267332034925790293369812105111134900
1893 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22802341240324662531259726642733273427392752277028552867369759849491997310473113091219431098
23002361242424872553261926872733273527432758279828593143445971539651101391075111604184950
0000002687273327352743275827982859314344597153965110139107511160400
0000002710273327372747276428262863342052218322981210306110301189900
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Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 2867
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 2585
Owner: swiss
 
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