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: $1268.01 (7/29/2014)
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1897 $20 MS obverse 1897 $20 MS reverse


  
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1897 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1750 1765 1850 2500 3850 26000 - - - - -
$ 1680 1700 1715 1725 1750 1765 1825 1950 2900 5000 31000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 17370
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions

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8/9/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1208/Lot# 5817
8/9/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8786


Auction Prices Realized

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Price
5/26/1999 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1168, 1168/Lot# 2239 $448.38
4/15/2003 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23044, 23044/Lot# 13697 $776.25
5/20/2003 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23054, 23054/Lot# 11635 $759.00
4/17/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 83, 88/Lot# 1045 $736.00
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# 1748 $1,667.50
4/29/2012 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/29/2012, 20/Lot# 49028 $1,925.00
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
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1114 $1,755.00
10/6/2013 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/06/2013, 95/Lot# 141491 $1,689.60


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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