Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 2,250
Catalog: KM-74.1
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1098.79 (8/31/2015)
Diameter: 34mm
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1856 O $20 MS obverse 1856 O $20 MS reverse


  
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1856 O $20 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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7/31/2009 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128, 1128/Lot# 1316 $460,000.00
10/13/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 5100 $276,000.00
12/12/2013 NGC SP 66   Heritage Auctions Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction Session(1), 231351/Lot# 63011 $146.88
1/20/2014 NGC SP 68   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 20 - 21 World and Ancient Coins Non Floor Session Auction - Dallas Session(1), 3031/Lot# 27577 $470.00
4/22/2015 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1219/Lot# 5428 $387,750.00
8/12/2015 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1223/Lot# 4453 $340,750.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 O $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12178127571328114206157151820219852201532077721253224412274422912231992335123463288703617046161600267953481842
1237112932135891470916544187521995220361209362164922542228002300823250233882526531303395005078366529803030
000000199522036120936216492254222800230082325023388252653130339500507836652900
000000200532056921094220452264322856231032330023426270683373742831554047303100
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