Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,114,656
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1261.91 (4/16/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1895 $20 MS obverse 1895 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

More than one million double eagles were minted in Philadelphia in 1895. Several thousand pieces have survived in Mint State, but the great majority of those are graded between MS60 and MS63.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/2/2013

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1895 $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1530 1540 1550 1565 1580 1580 1590 1600 1610 1620 1630 1640 1730 2350 3750 27500 - - - - -
$ 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1950 2650 5400 30000 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 20931
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
4/22/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131416/Lot# 20765
4/27/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11354
4/27/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11356
4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11353
4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11352


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
2/12/2000 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2000 February Long Beach Bullet Sale #220, 220/Lot# 490 $460.00
10/3/2004 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1943, 1943/Lot# 2190 $1,155.00
7/2/2007 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 155, 160/Lot# 36 $2,012.50
1/31/2010 NGC   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2433 $1,495.00
12/11/2011 PCGS MS 69   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/11/2011, 148/Lot# 24387 $51.00
7/26/2012 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 11334 $29,900.00
8/12/2012 NGC MS 70   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/12/2012, 35/Lot# 65277 $143.00
3/9/2014 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131411/Lot# 20900 $1,733.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1895 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base572644721806896903906911920926935941108811731258240148174320584980661132416173
59666974983689890490791492292993799011161201163932064817482965889152129400
0000009079149229299379901116120116393206481748296588915200
000000909917924932939103911441229202040114817533973271023800
1895 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base61368877085895396196496997898599410011155124313322519501552757534109391613324143
6387157998899559629659729809889961052118412721727335151016028866912670188030
000000965972980988996105211841272172733515101602886691267000
000000967975982991998110312131302212341835188678198041440100
1895 $20 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base717802893991109811051066102410331041105010571218130614023556520161938982132341978629990
7458329251026110011051066102710351044105211101247133821204104553171221039915418231870
000000106610271035104410521110124713382120410455317122103991541800
000000106610301038104710541164127613702838465258628052118161760200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2401
Owner: H.I.M.
 
Grade: MS 63 PL
Points: 1332
Owner: Grandman
 
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