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: $1136.04 (12/25/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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 6350 7250 9750 11850 16500 41500 140000 - - -
$ 2450 - - - - - - - - 12500 20000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1280
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
1/12/2015 XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7412
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7423
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7422
1/12/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7414
1/12/2015 AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7413


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
1/13/2002 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1527, 1527/Lot# 1077 $6,944.00
2/14/2008 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 February Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #460, 460/Lot# 2677 $11,500.00
1/31/2010 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2343 $4,140.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1117 $31,590.00
7/21/2013 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/21/2013, 84/Lot# 129854 $3,741.10
5/11/2014 PCGS MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 803, 812/Lot# 851 $5,250.00
5/12/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20795 $7,520.00
9/4/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1209/Lot# 3474 $5,875.00


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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