Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 111,526
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1265.01 (7/29/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1901 $20 MS obverse 1901 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In the mid-1990s, an amazing hoard of 1901 Double Eagles entered the market. This formerly scarce issue suddenly became one of three most plentiful Type Three Double Eagles in Gem condition.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/28/2014

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1901 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1750 1765 1850 2050 2775 6000 22000 - - - -
$ 1680 1700 1715 1725 1750 1765 1825 1950 2200 3300 8500 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4918
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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8/9/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4233
8/9/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8796


Auction Prices Realized

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4/11/2001 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21043, 21043/Lot# 3563 $800.00
9/29/2002 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2002 September Long Beach Bullet Sale #301, 301/Lot# 2655 $529.00
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2553 $718.75
9/17/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116, 1116/Lot# 4311 $4,887.50
11/16/2010 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2961, 2961/Lot# 1295 $1,601.00
4/24/2011 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/24/2011, 112/Lot# 8032 $1,650.00
1/1/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 12681 $3,290.00
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1167 $1,872.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1901 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5726447218068969039069119209269359419661028120016832754414141585508743310218
596669749836898904907914922929937949986108513612040321641464608614983610
000000907914922929937949986108513612040321641464608614900
0000009099179249329399571007114215222397367841525058679100
1901 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333953959964969978985994100110251091127017732885431943365727770610563
33331995596096597298098899610091047115014372143336343244799638686580
00000096597298098899610091047115014372143336343244799638600
00000096797598299199810171069121016052514384143305263704600
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 1683
Owner: MARK APSOLON
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1028
Owner: davidmckay
 
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