Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 970,500
Catalog: KM-74.1
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1191.67 (10/24/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
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1857 S $20 MS obverse 1857 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1857 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1800 1875 1925 2050 2250 2250 3150 3500 4250 5150 5950 6300 6900 9750 11500 16250 41500 140000 - - -
$ 2450 - - - - - - - - 12500 20000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1274
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
11/10/2014 XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(4), 1211/Lot# 5269
11/10/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(2), 1211/Lot# 4076
11/10/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(4), 1211/Lot# 5270
11/15/2014 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1215/Lot# 3358
11/15/2014 AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1215/Lot# 3357


Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/20/2003 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2003 Charlotte ANA National Money Signature Sale #316, 316/Lot# 6416 $5,865.00
5/22/2006 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 88, 93/Lot# 1031 $11,500.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3414 $8,050.00
4/11/2010 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2836, 2836/Lot# 3407 $1,725.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1117 $31,590.00
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1175/Lot# 6170 $14,687.50
10/18/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1175/Lot# 6165 $9,400.00
3/24/2013 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/24/2013, 67/Lot# 105109 $6,601.10
8/30/2013 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3496 $3,877.50
7/25/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3492, 6043/Lot# 22575 $5,992.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1857 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base721806896996110311591267136918702136247426712960336537834261463068209319125121711423834
7498369291031112111951301153619582248253927673095350439424384536076531038314046193540
000000130115361958224825392767309535043942438453607653103831404600
000000133517032047236126052863323036434101450760908486114471558000
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 4565
Owner: BillJones
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2474
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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