Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,189,750
Catalog: KM-74.1
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1097.44 (9/2/2015)
Diameter: 34mm
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1856 S $20 MS obverse 1856 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1856 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1850 1925 1975 2150 2350 2950 3650 4750 6000 8550 13000 19500 26500 41000 72500 - - - -
$ 2600 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1054
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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9/20/2015 XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5212


Auction Prices Realized

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1/25/2004 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 3380 $1,495.00
10/3/2005 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #56, 61/Lot# 1100 $2,070.00
11/27/2005 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2123, 2123/Lot# 1845 $2,408.00
5/25/2008 NGC MS 61   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4759 $5,750.00
9/17/2008 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116, 1116/Lot# 4040 $1,840.00
4/21/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/21/2013, 71/Lot# 112019 $2,772.00
5/12/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20794 $5,228.75
5/25/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3483, 6032/Lot# 22596 $5,581.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base192823682417244825552671286029853303373041414512482957476753759789291091914655207732994243852
20752384242724842594273429023091344538674265461851356082703480419592121641669423829345790
0000002902309134453867426546185135608270348041959212164166942382900
00000029433197358840044388472354416418731684851025613410187342688600
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 5747
Owner: Thornton
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4141
Owner: Fog City
 
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