Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,383,261
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1253.30 (4/18/2014)
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1897 $20 MS obverse 1897 $20 MS reverse


  
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1897 $20 MS
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Base $ 1530 1540 1550 1565 1580 1580 1590 1600 1610 1620 1630 1640 1730 2300 3500 26500 - - - - -
$ 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1950 2550 4500 30000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 17259
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11366
4/27/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11365


Auction Prices Realized

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7/26/1999 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1191, 1191/Lot# 1982 $474.75
9/9/2004 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2004 September Long Beach Signature Sale #355, 355/Lot# 7888 $862.50
5/8/2006 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 86, 91/Lot# 1244 $1,207.50
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2009 December Houston, TX US Coin Auction #1132, 1132/Lot# 9098 $1,840.00
6/1/2011 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1156/Lot# 9518 $1,782.50
10/17/2012 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5680 $2,760.00
2/3/2013 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1858 $2,070.00
6/30/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/30/2013, 81/Lot# 105701 $1,437.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1897 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base572644721806896903906911920926935941108811731271252541414020537573221015714340
59666974983689890490791492292993799011161205168930634141447160248267115510
0000009079149229299379901116120516893063414144716024826700
00000090991792493293910391144123821073602414149236673921200
1897 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base61368877085895396196496997898599410011155124243192648431963029036131671948329247
63871579988995596296597298098899610521184226743193205498072131041315272227370
0000009659729809889961052118422674319320549807213104131527200
0000009679759829919981103121332934319376256418124117901737700
1897 $20 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33338618708758828949039169259339491092151526023984682099182199236947
3332898648718778868979079199279389961233187730624929785213942269770
000000877886897907919927938996123318773062492978521394200
0000008798909009119229309431044137422393523587488851796700
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 1271
Owner: J.D.A.
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1271
Owner: Jesse T Brown
 
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